Responsible sourcing of wild-seeds for aquaculture: spat collection in natural mussel beds along Karnataka coast

Sasikumar, Geetha and Nataraja, G D and Karamathulla, S P and Mohamed, K S and Rohit, Prathibha and Asokan, P K (2016) Responsible sourcing of wild-seeds for aquaculture: spat collection in natural mussel beds along Karnataka coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). pp. 15-18. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    Mussel farming is a rapidly expanding coastalmariculture enterprise, being widely adopted by fishfarmers in India. Unlike other mariculture practices,mussel farming is less capital intensive and henceoffers great potential for creating livelihood andemployment opportunities to the coastalcommunities. During the year 2015, the musselfarming sector contributed 68% of the farmedbivalve production of 11,435 tonnes in the country.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Responsible sourcing; wild-seeds; aquaculture; spat collection; natural mussel beds; Karnataka coast
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
    Aquaculture
    Eggs and Larvae
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    CMFRI-Mangalore
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:45
    Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 10:45
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11419

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