Captive seed production of pearl spot in backyard hatcheries

Joseph, Shoji and Ignatius, Boby (2016) Captive seed production of pearl spot in backyard hatcheries. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (227). pp. 3-7. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    Pearl spot, Etroplus suratensis, locally known as Karimeen, is one of the most important cultivable finfish in Kerala. In India, wild populations of pearl spot have been recorded from the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal. A fully grown fish can reach about 40 cm length and weigh about one and half kilogram. Though a brackishwater fish, it is also found in freshwater reservoirs, lakes and rivers but its breeding is limited in freshwater.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Captive seed production; pearl spot; backyard hatcheries
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Tropical fish
    Aquaculture > Hatchery
    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 Dec 2016 04:53
    Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 04:46
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11368

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