Prospects of farming 'Groupers' in India

Bensam, P (1993) Prospects of farming 'Groupers' in India. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 123 . pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

The "Groupers" belonging to the genus Epinephelus are large-sized marine food fishes, many species reaching 25-100 cm in length and some species attaining more than 10 kg in weight. About 40 species of this genus have been reported from the seas around India, most of them are demersal, distributed in the tropical and subtropical areas, ranging from shallow coastal waters to moderate depths, but rarely occurring beyond 200 m.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prospects; Farming; Groupers; India
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Groupers
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3383
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Deposited On:29 Sep 2010 10:56
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