Technology for farming of Orange spotted grouper in marine cage culture systems

Megarajan, Sekhar and Ranjan, Ritesh and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Xavier, Biji and Suresh, R D and Chinnibabu, B and Gopalakrishnan, A (2022) Technology for farming of Orange spotted grouper in marine cage culture systems. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (252). pp. 17-22. ISSN 0254-380X

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    Aquaculture of groupers is carried out in tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world, with registered total production of 155 000 t during 2017 (FAO, 2017). Approximately 95% of this production was registered from Asia with major contribution from China (65%), Taiwan Province of China (17%), Indonesia (11%) and Middle East (0.1%). Grouper aquaculture is notable for its high level of diversity, including 47 grouper species and 15 hybrids. Orange spotted grouper, Epinephelus coioides valued for its excellent texture and flavour and has good demand in international live reef fish trade, especially in South East Asian countries.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology for farming; Orange spotted grouper; marine cage culture
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Demersal Fishes > Groupers
    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: 14 Oct 2022 08:46
    Last Modified: 14 Oct 2022 08:46

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