Review of marine finfish culture in India its problems and prospects

James, P S B R (1982) Review of marine finfish culture in India its problems and prospects. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 3; MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.

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Abstract

Details of various ecosystems utilized for finfish culture, the species of fishes used, mono-and polyculture systems adopted, the low cost technology developed for culture of various species of fishes in pens, cages and net impoundments and coastal fish farms development are given. The culture work in India mainly concerned with milkfish, mullets, Indian sand-whiting and prawns in mono-or polyculture systems in sea water ponds. These and other species like rabbit fishes and groupers are cultured in pens, cages and net impoundments. Details of development of coastal fish farms with simple methods of construction, lining of ponds by polythene film to prevent bund erosion and retention of water against seepage and turfing of bunds are dealt with. The paper also outlines the constraints experienced in culture of fin fishes _under various systems and the prospects of further development of finfish culture in India.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine finfish culture; India
Subjects:Aquaculture > Mariculture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:2317
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:18 Aug 2010 23:27
Last Modified:18 Jul 2014 10:09

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