Status of spiny lobster fishery and farming prospects in India

Saleela, K N (2019) Status of spiny lobster fishery and farming prospects in India. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (242). pp. 10-15. ISSN ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Lobsters are luxury seafood with high nutritional value leading to great demand from national and international premium consumer sector. Lobster fishery in India is small scale and mostly the resources are harvested from shallow water. In deeper waters, lobsters are mostly incidental catch in gears targeting other fishery resources. Based on the estimated marine fish landings database of the Fishery Resource Assessment Division, ICAR-CMFRI on gearwise species composition in different maritime states for the period 2017-2019, and data gathered from live lobster holding center located in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, status of lobster fishery in India is analysed and reported

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spiny lobster ; commercial fishery ; sea farming prospects
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries
    Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
    Marine Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2020 04:41
    Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 10:57

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