Production implications of trace element concentrations in crocodile eggs


This project aims to quantify trace element concentrations found in captive crocodiles.


New and Emerging Animal Industries

Research Organisation

Wildlife Management International Pty Ltd

Objective Summary

The quantification of trace element concentration in captive crocodiles will lead to improved understanding of the factors affecting hatchability of captivelaid eggs and hatchling raising on farms and improved capacity to provide crocodile meat to satisfy relevant health standards with regard to trace elements (including heavy metals).

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Project Start Date

Friday, March 1, 2002

Project Completion Date

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Promoting and maintaining good health

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NAP-Enhance industry success through targeted industry-specific RD&E


Related publications


Production Implications of Trace Element Concentrations in Crocodile Eggs and Tissues