Stock enhancement of shrimp resources through sea ranching

Sankar, M and Sakthivel, M and Jayakumar, R and Ramesh Kumar, P and Tamilmani, G and Anikuttan, K K and Ramakrishnan, N and Krishnaveni, N and Nazar, A K A (2020) Stock enhancement of shrimp resources through sea ranching. 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. 75-81.

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    Sea ranching is referred as method of stock enhancement. It involves mass release of juveniles of the selected species into the marine environment where, they can feed on natural prey and grows. The sea ranched stocks become recaptured and add biomass to the commercial fishery. Sea ranching was carried out mainly for stock improvement or enhancing the production or conservation of natural resources. The sea ranching programme was originated in USA as early as 1870’s and sea ranching of red and Pacific salmon was carried out since 1964. In Japan, Sea ranching was started during 1975, for Kuruma Shrimp, Penaeus japanicus and also for other 45 species to supplement the natural stock. In India, ICAR-CMFRI, Mandapam was carried out sea ranching of green tiger shrimp Penaeus semisulcatus seeds PL 15-20 size 7.0 lakhs numbers per annum in the Pillaimadam lagoons of Palk Bay during 1985-92.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: SHRIMP
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2021 09:33
    Last Modified: 18 May 2022 05:10

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