Coldwater Fisheries

Ganesh Kumar, B and Shyam, S Salim and Katiha, Pradeep K (2014) Coldwater Fisheries. In: Livelihood Status of Fishers in India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 129-154.


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    The potential cold areas in India include the long stretch of Himalayas of around 2500 km from west to east and 200-400 km from north to south comprising an area of 594,400 km2. These area have different types of coldwater resources: upland streams, rivers, high and low altitudinal lakes and reservoirs located in different hill states of India. Around 8,243 km long streams and rivers, 20,500 ha natural lakes, 50,000 ha of reservoirs both natural and manmade and 2500 ha brackishwater lakes at high altitude inhabits large population of indigenous and exotic coldwater fish species in these mountain water bodies which have immense potential for aquaculture practices as well as capture fisheries.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Coldwater Fisheries
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2015 10:19
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:00

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