Economics and policies for open sea cage culture in Andhra Pradesh

Ray, S S and Muktha, M and Pattnaik, Phalguni (2016) Economics and policies for open sea cage culture in Andhra Pradesh. [Teaching Resource]

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    Abstract

    The fisheries sector plays a significant role in providing employment, reducing poverty and promoting health. Fish is an extremely nutritious, a vital source of protein and essential nutrients. The sector provides employment opportunities to nearly 14.5 lakh people directly and indirectly in Andhra Pradesh. In recent years, sea farming is gaining popularity and a couple of finfish, shellfish species and some sea weeds are now being farmed. Ornamental fish farming also has a promising future and is likely to contribute to the overall growth of fisheries sector in the coming years. Good governance and good culture practices can enable fisheries to thrive sustainably. Therefore, the Government of Andhra Pradesh is unveiling the policy to create a suitable eco-system for the rapid growth of fisheries and aquaculture for the coming years.

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 05:25
    Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 05:25
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12444

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