Prospects of tiger prawn culture in Kerala

Mathew, P M (1990) Prospects of tiger prawn culture in Kerala. CMFRI Bulletin National Symposium on Research and Development in Marine Fisheries Sessions III & IV 1987, 44 (2). pp. 322-327.


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Results of the experiments conducted on the culture of tiger prawn, penaeus monodon, in Vyttila fish farm, cochin during the period 1981-83 are presented in the paper. Prawn production rates in these experiments ranged from 71 kg/ha/45 days to 615 kg/ha/3 months, with retrieval rates varying from 41.4 to 80.5%. Important ecological conditions of the culture ponds during the experimental period are also mentioned in the paper. The main problems in the development of tiger prawn culture in this region and the probable solutions to these are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prospects of tiger prawn culture in Kerala
Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
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Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 05:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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