Marine Ornamental Fish Breeding: Technology Developed Under Captivity

Madhu, K and Madhu, Rema (2016) Marine Ornamental Fish Breeding: Technology Developed Under Captivity. In: Training Manual on Theeranaipunya - Equipping Fisherwomen Youth for Future. ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 191-199.

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    Marine ornamental fishes plays an important role in the aquarium keeping worldwide due to their attractive colouration, aesthetic beauty which gives pleasure and soothing effect to the eyes and it also helps to relieve stress. The demand for marine ornamental fishes are increasing day by day as aquarium keeping is the second popular hobby after photography among people. Ornamental fish production for the aquarium industry is a multimillion dollar industry in the world. Although most fish kept in aquariums are from freshwater, the acquisitions of marine ornamental fish has greatly increased in recent years and are also popularized through children’s movies by starring charismatic colorful fishes and other creatures. Recent advances in fish husbandry and aquarium gadgets and technology have further facilitated the hobby.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Ornamental Fish Breeding
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 May 2016 05:35
    Last Modified: 08 Jun 2016 08:26

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