A note on the growth of the juveniles of Holothuria scabra in concrete ring

James, D B (1998) A note on the growth of the juveniles of Holothuria scabra in concrete ring. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 154. pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

Although the seed of sea cucumber was produced more than sixty years back in Japan and China no serious attempts were made to farm them nor used the seed so produced to ranch and enrich the natural populations. Sea cucumbers are slow growing animals which live for a number of years. It Is expensive to maintain them for a longer period in the hatchery and therefore the seed Is sea ranched. Holothuria scabra reaches mEirketable size in 18 months and full size in two years time.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Growth of the juveniles; Holothuria scabra
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 08:48
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2978

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