Conservation of marine fish genetic resources-present status and action needed

Das, P and Mahanta, P C and Kapoor, D (1987) Conservation of marine fish genetic resources-present status and action needed. CMFRI Bulletin : National Symposium on Research and Development in Marine Fisheries Sessions I & II 1987 (44 Par). pp. 159-162.


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Overfishing, unscientific commercial exploitation, and destruction of habitats caused by nature and alao Induced by man have been, of late, causing serious threat to the marine fish germplasm resources. Judicious exploitation, protection for Improvement and conservation are, thus, required for keeping the natural resources truely renewable- Conservation approaches are in situ, ex situ, entire biomass or flexible mix with the responsibilities required to be equally shared by the professional personnel, policy makers and the people themselves Top priority may be given for conservation of endangered species for maintaining genetic variability to maximize probability of their long term survival.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conservation; marine fish; genetic resources
Subjects: Fish Genetics
Divisions: Contributors
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 05:47
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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