Preparations begin to produce octopus in captivity - FIS

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    Preparations begin to produce octopus in captivity
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    [SIZE=-1]Honduras could start producing octopus in captivity thanks to agreements being made between authorities from Mexican institutions and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG). This was confirmed by the Deputy Minister of Livestock, ...[/SIZE]
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  2. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    ...for eating, of course. Reminds me of the well-produced video (I believe from Spain?) about techniques for commercially raising octopus... it's here in this forum somewhere (*shuffle, shuffle*)
     
  3. SabrinaR

    SabrinaR Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Registered

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    That picture makes me want to cry. Yuck! Anyway, I wonder if they would sell them as live stock. Who knows. But what size tanks would O. maya need?
     
  4. Joe-Ceph

    Joe-Ceph Haliphron Atlanticus Supporter

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    These get huge, 7 lbs as adults (about 4 feet long), so I don't think we'll be getting any pet O. Maya, even if we could figure out how to get one shipped to us from Mexico or Honduras.
     
  5. ieatfalalfel

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    i think i could get one shippped form mexico...
     

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