Popularising cage culture of marine finfish among tribal population in coastal Andhra Pradesh

Megarajan, Sekhar and Ranjan, Ritesh and Xavier, Biji and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Madhu, K and Shiva, Ponnaganti and Sadu, Narasimhulu and Balla, Vamsi (2021) Popularising cage culture of marine finfish among tribal population in coastal Andhra Pradesh. Aquaculture Spectrum, 4 (11). pp. 12-19. ISSN 2581-7892

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    Abstract

    Cage farming is widely recognized as one of the most important culture technologies in mariculture for sustainable enhancement of fish production. In India, high saline estuaries are unified ecosystems, that can be considered for cage culture activities as well as for improving the livelihood of selected rural population that depend on these waters for their livelihood. Huge estuarine resources are available along both the east and west coasts of the country and this under-utilized resources could be efficiently used by culturing different species of finfish in cages installed thereof. Several local species of marine finfish can be cultured in high saline estuarine cages. The technology for cage culture of species such as Asian seabass, Indian pompano, silver pompano, orange spotted grouper and mangrove red snapper has already been demonstrated by ICAR-CMFRI at different locations along the coast.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cage culture; marine finfish ; tribal population; Andhra Pradesh
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2022 07:32
    Last Modified: 08 Apr 2022 08:30
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15497

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