Sea cucumber – Diminishing at an alarming rate, says minister

The Ministry of Fisheries beach-de-mer nurseries in Tailevu were these sea slugs are being bred to restock population in waters in Cakaudrove and Bua on Vanua Levu. Picture: FILE

SEA cucumber stocks in Fiji’s waters continue to diminish at an alarming rate forcing the Ministry of Fisheries to develop their own beche-de-mer (BDM) nurseries in Daku, Tailevu, to replenish stocks within waters around the country. Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau said the aquaculture nursery in Tailevu was supplying juvenile sea cucumbers within the waters […]

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