Suitability of Killai backwaters for prawn farming-a preliminary micro level survey

Thankarajan, R and Ramsingh, M and Sriraman, K and Chellakumar, A and Jayakumar, P Issac and Sathyamoorthy, G (1990) Suitability of Killai backwaters for prawn farming-a preliminary micro level survey. CMFRI Bulletin National Symposium on Research and Development in Marine Fisheries Sessions III & IV 1987, 44 (2). pp. 337-346.

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Abstract

Brackishwater areas have been given much importance for prawn farming. No information was available on the Killai backwaters about factors like water quality, topography, contour, extent of the area, tidal amplitude, seed potential and possibilities of flooding etc. Hence during 1982-'84 Klllai area was thoroughly surveyed on the above aspects and the results have been discussed in this paper. From this it is inferred that a total area of about 155 ha is readily available for undertaking both pond and pen culture in this backwater.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Killai backwaters; prawn farming; micro level survey
Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: Contributors
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 05:27
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2940

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