Assessment of Sea-cucumber resources of India

Alagaraja, K (1994) Assessment of Sea-cucumber resources of India. CMFRI Bulletin, 46. pp. 32-33.


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Holothurian resources are of great importance, because of their export potential. Due to their restricted distribution, it is feared that these resources are over-exploited and hence size restriction has been imposed on processed material exported. This has affected the beche-de-mer industry in India very much. The need for collecting basic data on catch, effort and biological details of these resources, in order to assess their resources potential, availability and level of exploitation for obtaining MSY, is emphasised.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Resources; exploitation; conservation and Management; holothurians; stock Assessment; sea-cucumber
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2010 08:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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