Research & Development
  • Giant clam 

    tuvalu_hatchery_b1In March 2003, an expert from the SPC came over to establish the clam hatchery. Two species of clams T.derasa and T.squamosa were trialed for spawning.

    However, the hatchery still requires a back–up generator and a sea water pump. Without these equipments the operation cannot operate because it needs 24 hours power supply for water circulation in the tanks.