Aquaculture in Kiribati

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Aquaculture in Kiribati is promoted by the country's Ministry of Natural Resource Development.[1] Black pearls have been cultivated by way of longlines holding up to 5000 oysters each.[2] Seaweed and milkfish cultivation also play key roles in Kiribati's economy.[3]


  1. ^ "Ministry of Natural Resource Development (MNRD), Fisheries Division". Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Archived from the original on May 9, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-01.
  2. ^ "Papua New Guinea and the Pacific" (PDF). Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 3, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-01.
  3. ^ Andrew John East (2008). A future in the past: urban agroforestry systems in future planned urban settlements in Kiribati, a Pacific case study (PDF). Queensland University of Technology. p. 8.