Marine Ornamental fish seed production

Anikuttan, K K and Jayakumar, R and Nazar, A K A and Tamilmani, G and Sakthivel, M and Ramesh Kumar, P and Sankar, M and Rao, G Hanumanta and Thomas, Tinto and Krishnaveni, N (2020) Marine Ornamental fish seed production. In: Course Manual on Marine Fisheries & Mariculture Prepared for the Training programme for B.F.Sc students of Central Agricultural University (CAU), Tripura. CMFRI Training Manual Series No. 24/2020 (24). ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 68-74.

Ornamental Fish_Course Manual_CAU_Tripura_2020.pdf

Download (1MB) | Preview
Official URL:
Related URLs:


    The ornamental fish trade is a multi- billion dollar industry and it is estimated that globally around 1.5 -2 million people keep aquaria. Over 46,000,000 organisms representing 2500 species are traded annually with a value exceeding US$ 300,000,000. Philippines and Indonesia supply the majority of livestock, with most specimens being consumed by the USA, Europe, and Japan (Calado et al., 2017). Among the most commonly traded families of fish Pomacentridae dominate accounting for 43% of all fish traded. They are followed by species belonging to Pomacanthidae (8%), Acanthuridae (8%), Labridae (6%) Gobiidae (5%), Chaetodontidae (4%), Callionymidae(3%), Microdesmidae (2%), Serranidae (2%) and Blennidae (2%).

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Ornamental fish
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2021 06:21
    Last Modified: 03 Apr 2021 06:21

    Actions (login required)

    View Item View Item