Select Currency
Translate this page


Format: MS WORD  |  Chapter: 1-5  |  Pages: N/A  |  981 Users found this project useful  |  Price NGN3,000





Commercial lobster farming is becoming very popular day by day and it’s a very profitable business (Beveridge, 1996). Among all the highly-priced marine crustacean, lobsters are larger in size. A mature lobster weights between 250 to 400 grams. Lobster farming with carp or other fish species is very profitable and easy. It is convenient to start lobster farming business by cultivating only lobsters in a pond or with other fish species like tilapia or clarias garepinus etc (Hill, 1999). However, this study will examine how lobster farming in Nigeria can be positioned for significant expansion and increased productivity. To ensure significant expansion of Nigerian lobster farming, the pond management for lobster farming should done well. The pond, where the lobster will be cultivated needs more oxygen than usual. Selected pond must have to be suitable enough for changing frequently. So, it will be better if the pond is selected near a river or canal. Doing this will ensure constant water supply. If any source of natural water like river or canal is not available, then there is need to setup a tube well for continuous water supply. Sandy soil is better for lobster farming. Ensure sufficient availability of the sun light. It would be better if there are no big trees near the shore of pond. The area or size of the pond may be any depending on the production type. But it would be better, if the pond is constructed over at least one acre of land. The depth of the pond must be between 1 to 1.5 miter (Jolly & Clonts, 1993).

There are numerous lobster species available. Among those species that are profitable for farming are adik-adik, bamboo and tiger lobsters (Vo, 2006). Because these species grow faster and have huge demand and price in the local and international market. This three species are different from each other like their name. The adik-adik lobsters are of reddish black in color. Bamboo lobsters have striped legs and it’s seems like bamboos. On the other hand tiger lobsters have spotted legs (FAO, 2010). Any of these breeds can be chosen depending on the location and desired production type to ensure increased productivity. The prime target of the lobster farming proponents in Nigeria, as in other developing countries where lobster aquaculture has been practiced for decades now, is the readily high-dollar international lobster markets that exist for it (Allsopp, 2008).

Seventy per cent of Nigerians is estimated to be living below poverty margin (UNDP 2006) and hardly could they be able afford to procure costly seafood. Moreover, over 70% of trawled lobsters in Nigeria are exported. Nigeria’s fish demand was estimated to be 1.7 million metric tons in 2005, with local supplies of 500,000 mmt, while importation accounted for 700,000mmt leaving a deficit of about 500,000mmt (Areola 2007). Given the above wide-gap between fish demand and supply, the wisest option, at least for now, is to roll out lobster production schemes that will assure protein security of the citizenry, and reduce the vulnerability of unpredictable import supplies. However, from all the related issues in the farming of lobster, it is important for government to support lobster farmers in the area of finances and credit facilities as lobster farming is a capital intensive venture. Government of Nigeria need to take cognizance of the environmental consequence of lobster farming are sizeable amount of nitrogenous waste are produced by lobsters.


Lobster aquaculture discharges nitrogen into water and may lead to serious environmental impacts. Especially, intensive cage culture operations can lead to over carrying capacity of the pond water, and result in fish kills, not only farmed stocks but also wild stocks in case of sea or marine cultivation of lobster. Moreover, accumulation of excessive amounts of nutrients from uneaten feed and excreta of cultured fish impacts the culture environment, tending to generate the levels of ammonia, even toxic hydrogen sulphide. These can threaten the stock so that easy fall in disease or death. In avoiding the rise of the phenomenon, farmers have high needs to use veterinary drugs and chemicals for their prevention and treatment. These may lead to many problems associated with food safety and environment. All these are considered has factors that can limit the expansion and the productivity level in lobster farming. However, the researcher is examining the approaches towards positioning Nigerian lobster farming for significant expansion and increased productivity.


The following are the objectives of this study:

1.  To evaluate the level of farmers involvement in lobster farming in Nigeria.

2.  To examine the approaches towards positioning Nigerian lobster farming for significant expansion and increased productivity.

3.  To identify the limitations to the expansion and increased productivity in lobster farming in Nigeria.


1.  What is the level of farmers involvement in lobster farming in Nigeria?

2.  What are the approaches towards positioning Nigerian lobster farming for significant expansion and increased productivity?

3.  What are the limitations to the expansion and increased productivity in lobster farming in Nigeria?


The following are the significance of this study:

1.  The result from this study will reveal the level of lobster farming in Nigeria and its contribution to the national economy. It will also educate on the approaches towards positioning Nigerian lobster farming for significant expansion and increased productivity with careful consideration of its limitations and the environmental impact.

2.  This research will be a contribution to the body of literature in the area of the effect of personality trait on student’s academic performance, thereby constituting the empirical literature for future research in the subject area.


This study will cover the level of participation of Nigerian farmers in lobster farming with a view of positioning it for significant expansion and increased productivity.


Financial constraint- Insufficient fund tends to impede the efficiency of the researcher in sourcing for the relevant materials, literature or information and in the process of data collection (internet, questionnaire and interview). 

Time constraint- The researcher will simultaneously engage in this study with other academic work. This consequently will cut down on the time devoted for the research work.


Allsopp M. et. al., 2008, Challenging the Aquaculture Industry on Sustainability: Technical overview. Beveridge M. C. M., 1996, Cage culture, Second edition, Fishing News Books: Oxford.

FAO, 2010, Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics: Aquaculture production. FAO year book. Hill R.C. et al., 1999 Principle of econometrics, Third edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Jolly C.M., Clonts H. A, 1993, Economic of Aquaculture, Food Products Press. Vo V. N., 2006, Technical lobster farming and prevention &treatment methods .


Not What You Are Looking For?

For Quick Help Chat with Us Now!

+234 814 010 7220

+233 541 351 187

Here's what our amazing customers are saying

Emmanuel Essential
Kogi state University
I actually took the risk,you know first time stuff But i was suprised i received as requested. I love you guys ๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŒŸ
Very Good
Azeez Abiodun
Moshood Abiola polytechnic
I actually googled and saw about iproject master, copied the number and contacted them through WhatsApp to ask for the availability of the material and to my luck they have it. So there was a delay with the project due to the covid19 pandemic. I was really scared before making the payment cause Iโ€™ve been scammed twice, they attended so well to me and that made me trust the process and made the payment and provided them with proof, I got my material in less than 10minutes
Very Good
Gbadamosi Solomon Oluwabunmi
Swift delivery within 9 minutes of payment. Thank you project master
Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
I was scared at first when I saw your website but I decided to risk my last 3k and surprisingly I got my complete project in my email box instantly. This is so nice!!!
Ahmadu Bello University
I wish I knew you guys when I wrote my first degree project, it took so much time and effort then. Now, with just a click of a button, I got my complete project in less than 15 minutes. You guys are too amazing!
Temitayo Ayodele
Obafemi Awolowo University
My friend told me about iprojectmaster website, I doubted her until I saw her download her full project instantly, I tried mine too and got it instantly, right now, am telling everyone in my school about, no one has to suffer any more writing their project. Thank you for making life easy for me and my fellow students... Keep up the good work
Very Good
Stancy M
Abia State University, Uturu
I did not see my project topic on your website so I decided to call your customer care number, the attention I got was epic! I got help from the beginning to the end of my project in just 3 days, they even taught me how to defend my project and I got a 'B' at the end. Thank you so much iprojectmaster, infact, I owe my graduating well today to you guys...
Ibrahim Muhammad Muhammad
Usmanu danfodiyo university, sokoto
It's a site that give researcher student's to gain access work,easier,affordable and understandable. I appreciate the iproject master teams for making my project work fast and available .I will surely,recommend this site to my friends.thanks a lot..!
Dau Mohammed Kabiru
Kaduna State College of Education Gidan Waya
This is my first time..Your service is superb. But because I was pressed for time, I became jittery when I did not receive feedbackd. I will do more business with you and I will recommend you to my friends. Thank you.
Very Good
Joseph M. Yohanna
Thanks a lot, am really grateful and will surely tell my friends about your website.


  • Select 3 Project Topics of your choice from your Department.
  • Submit the 3 topics to your Supervisor for Approval.
  • Call Our Instant Help Desk on +234 814 010 7220 and Get Your Complete Project Material Instantly.
  • All project materials on this website are well researched by professionals with high level of professionalism.


How do i choose a Project Topic?

Look for your department and select any topic of your choice

I have a fresh topic that is not on your website. How do I go about it?

How fast can i get a complete project from your website?

Within 15 minutes if the exact project topic is on our website

Is it a complete research project or just materials?

It is a Complete Research Project i.e Chapters 1-5, Abstract, Table of Contents, Full References, Questionnaires / Secondary Data

One of your topics suites my project, but the case study is different. What do i do?

Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: +234 814 010 7220 and you will be responded to immediately

How do i get my complete project?

Your Complete Project Material will be sent to your Email Address in Ms Word document format

Can I get my Complete Project through WhatsApp?

Yes! We can send your Complete Research Project to your WhatsApp Number

What if my Project Supervisor made some changes to a topic i picked from your website?

Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: +234 814 010 7220 and you will be responded to immediately

Do you assist students with Assignment and Project Proposal?

Yes! Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: +234 814 010 7220 and you will be responded to immediately

What if i do not have any project topic idea at all?

Smiles! We've Got You Covered. Chat with us on WhatsApp Now to Get Instant Help: +234 814 010 7220

How can i trust this site?

We are well aware of fraudulent activities that have been happening on the internet. It is regrettable, but hopefully declining. However, we wish to reinstate to our esteemed clients that we are genuine and duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission as "PRIMEDGE TECHNOLOGY". This site runs on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), therefore all transactions on this site are HIGHLY secure and safe!