Hand-book on Indian Sea-Cucumbers

James, D B and James, P S B R (1994) Hand-book on Indian Sea-Cucumbers. CMFRI Special Publication (59). pp. 1-47.


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The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has been carrying out research on sea-cucumbers for the past 30 years on various aspects such as taxonomy, biology, ecology, zoogeography, toxicology, breeding and seed production in hatchery and culture. Unfortunately upto the present time there is no Hand-book on Indian Sea-cucumbers which is very much wanted by persons who are involved in the collection, processing and export, to identify commercially important species. Particularly when an unfamiliar species is collected they are at a loss to know whether it can be processed, if so what is the processing method. Different species of sea-cucumbers have to be processed in different ways. The local people are ignorant of the correct processing methods for various species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hand-book; Indian Sea-Cucumbers
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
CMFRI Special Publication
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 07:32
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3461

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