Seaweed resources off Tamil Nadu coast: Kattapadu- Tiruchendure

Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Kaliaperumal, N and Kalimuthu, S and Ramalingam, J R and Pillai, S Krishna and Subrahmanyan, M and Rao, K Rama and Rao, P V Subba (1989) Seaweed resources off Tamil Nadu coast: Kattapadu- Tiruchendure. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 96 . pp. 10-11.

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The southern coast of Tamil Nadu from Mandapam to Kanyakumari supports luxuriant growth of economically important seaweeds and the total standing crop was estimated at 22,000 tonnes (wet). All the seaweed based industries in India mostly depend on the raw material available from this area. The seaweeds exploited from this region, particularly the agarophytes Gelidiella acerosa and Gracilaria edulis are insuiBcient to meet the raw material requirement of the industries

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Seaweed resources; Tamil nadu coast; Kattapadu; Tiruchendure
Subjects:Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:3077
Deposited On:21 Sep 2010 17:17
Last Modified:21 Sep 2010 17:17

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