Lobster farming comes of age in Vietnam

Lobster farm in Khanh Hoa Province, central Vietnam

More than 1,500 tonnes of the ornate or flower spiny lobster, Panulitus ornatus, are farmed, or ranched, each year in sea cages off the coast of Vietnam, according to FAO. Juvenile lobsters are caught in the wild then fattened in basic wooden cages in shallow waters off the beach.

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