A Review of the Northern Sea CucumberCucumaria frondosa(Gunnerus, 1767) as a Potential Aquaculture Species

  • Emily J. Nelson, Bruce A. MacDonald, Shawn M. C. Robinson
  • Reviews in Fisheries Science, October 2012, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/10641262.2012.719043

A review of the sea cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) as a potential aquaculture species

What is it about?

This paper provides an overview of the current research and biological traits of the sea cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) as it relates to its potential as a new aquaculture species.

Why is it important?

New aquaculture species are needed and many extractive species, such as sea cucumbers, are being assessed for their potential to reduce organic loading within aquaculture activities. This paper provides an extensive review of the information known to date on this species and explores its potential as a successful aquaculture species.

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