Prawn culture proved highly profitable in Pondicherry

Chidambaram, L (1980) Prawn culture proved highly profitable in Pondicherry. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 17. p. 11.

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    Abstract

    The experiment is the first of its kind in Pondicherry state. A natural small pond with muddy bottom formed by tidal effect of thesea (Coramandal Coast) was selected for an experiment in commercial prawn culture. Initially natural stocking was carried out by letting in water from the river at high tide through the sluice gate provided for the pond and stocked the seeds in the pond.Cultures were maintained at 30°C and 31 ppt respectively for 80 days.330 kg of prawns , 200 kg of fishes and 50 kg of crabs were obtained by the final harvesting, realising a netprofit of Rs. 10,860/- from natural as will as intensive stocking.The encouraging results would show that there is considerable scope for expansion of prawn culture in this area.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Prawn Culture; Coramandal Coast; Penaeus semisulcatus; P. indicus; P. monodon; Pondichery
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Users 132 not found.
    Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2010 06:59
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3041

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