James, D B (1996) Culture of sea-cucumber. CMFRI Bulletin-Artificial reefs and Seafarming technologies, 48 . pp. 120-126.
The sea-cucumbers are entirely marine and distributed from the Arctic to the Antarctic region. They are distributed right from the supralittoral zone to the hadal zone. They inhabit a wide variety of habitats viz. rocky, muddy, sandy and coral. Most of them live among corals. They are well distributed on the reefs of the Indo-West Pacific region. Good concentration of them are found in the Philippines. Species belonging to the families Holothuridae and Stichopodidae alone are used for processing since they grow to a large size and the body well is also thick.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Culture; sea-cucumber|
|Subjects:||Echinoderms > Seacucumber|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||31 Aug 2010 12:35|
|Last Modified:||31 Aug 2010 12:35|
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