Seaweed resources of India

Kaliaperumal, N and Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Kalimuthu, S (1987) Seaweed resources of India. CMFRI Bulletin, 41. pp. 51-54.


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    Surveys were started by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute during 1958 to estimate the available seaweed resources in the Mandapam area. Varma and Krishna Rao (1964) made two surveys (a preliminary one in 1958 and the other detailed one during 1 962-63), covering a total area of 234.25 sq km between Dhanushkodi and Hare island. The entire area surveyed was divided into 3 sections, namely Krusadai section. Hare Island section and Outside section. Since very little algae of economic value were present, the Outside section, was not taken into consideration.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweed resources; India
    Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 05:58
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17

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