Indian Ocean Trepang

Indian Ocean Trepang

specialized in sandfish sea cucumber farming

Agriculture, forestry & fishing | Madagascar | Agricultural Productivity | Biodiversity Conservation

 

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Indian Ocean Trepang is an industrial aquaculture sea cucumber business based in Madagascar. The cucumber aquaculture is conducted in an unprecedented breeding technique developed by a Malagasy scientific team. The larvae are transferred to the fishermen from neighboring villages who sell cheaply to IOT once mature. The company determines the (drying packaging) for resale abroad. This type of farming generates a significant environmental impact the sea cucumber is both extinct in its natural population and acting as animal filter. It feeds on waste in the sand do not require food or intake of antibiotics that would unbalance the water quality and improves the contrary by its natural filter.

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Agriculture, forestry & fishing C Corporation Operating 51 - 200 employees

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Enceinte du Port - 601
Toliara, Madagascar



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Last Update: Dec 15, 2017 8:43 p.m.

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