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Last Update: Thursday, October 23, 2008 At: 14:0:10 (Total Listings: 16)
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Solomon Islands And The Pacific
World Fish Center - Pearl farming for new livelihoods in the Solomon Islands and the Pacific - Pearls have fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Archaeological evidence indicates that almost 6,000 years ago in the Persian Gulf region, people were often buried with a pierced pearl resting in the right hand.
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Modern Pearl Farming
The Culturing of South Sea PearlsThe Australian Cultured Pearl Industry currently grosses over $200,000,000 per annum. There are only 19 pearl farm licenses in Australia and 18 of those are in Western Australia. The industry is governed by an annual quota of 600,000 oysters that can be collected from the ocean. Each farm is allocated its share of that quota.
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Conservation Action Plan
Species Conservation Action Plan for Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera)- This report was prepared within the project "Inventories of Species and Habitats, Development of Management Plans and Capacity Building in Relation to Approximation of EU Birds and Habitats Directives" with financial assistance from the Danish Environmental agency. Written by Mudite Rudzite
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Black Pearls Of French Polynesia
French Polynesia's cultured pearl industry, now second only to tourism as a money earner, originated in 1963 when an experimental farm was established on Hikueru atoll in the Tuamotu Islands east of Tahiti.
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Pearl Farming - Western Pacific
Pearl farming takes off in the western Pacific - Solomon Islands pearl industry launched Fiji Islands, Kiribati and Tongawell placed to follow
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Pacific - Palau Tries Hand At Black Pearl Farming
By John A. Concepcion
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French Polynesia
The Pearl Farm - The pearl farm is spread across the Atoll. The grafters' laboratories are built on piles and placed around the edge of the coral reef.
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Pearls - The Queen Of Gems
"Since 1961, the American Pearl Company has specialized in natural pearls and imported cultured pearls from around the world. In the late 1960s, they opened an experimental pearl farming operation. ..."
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Pearl And Method For Producing Same
United States Patent 5749319 Abstract The invention provides a method for producing a sufficiently large pearl in a short time without requiring a skilled person.
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Pearling And Aquaculture In Australia
Everything on pearling including a great history on pearling and a section on the perfect pearl.
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Akoya Pearl Farming
Aquaculture Research Information Sheet Akoya Pearl Farming. The Akoya pearl oyster Pinctada imbricata has been fished for pearls for centuries and is amongst the most widespread of the pearl oyster species.
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Australias Pearling Industry
Australia's pearling industry began long before European settlement. Northern Australian coastal dwelling Aborigines harvested the abundant pearl shell from the shallow waters ...
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The Basic Methods Of Pearl Farming
The Basic Methods of Pearl Farming A Laymans Manual by Maria Haws (PDF file)
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Pearl Farming In The Polynesian Atolls
Effects of development on the Polynesian atolls. The contribution of the pearl industry to the Polynesian economy ...
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Asia Gems
Most South Sea Pearls are cultured and most are farmed in Australia. Mother of Pearl shells are collected and used to create small spheres called nuclei and, along with pieces of mantle, are implanted into the host shell.
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Aquafarmer Information Sheet
Aquafarmer Information Sheet - Collecting Black-lip Pearl Oyster Spat by Maria Haws, Ph.D., Director Pearl Research and Training Program University of Hawaii Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii, 9720 USA -and- Simon Ellis Regional Aquaculture Extension Agent College of Micronesia Land Grant College Program Pohnpei, FSM
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