The Indian tiger prawn Penaeus monodon Fabricius

Rao, G Sudhakara (2000) The Indian tiger prawn Penaeus monodon Fabricius. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. Pillai, V N and Menon, N G,(eds.) CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 511-524.



The largest penaeid Indian tiger prawn, Penaeus wanodon is widely distributed in the Indian waters and forms an important fishery with high demand in tthe export market. By virtue ojits fast growth, hardness and export demand it is cultured in about 1 lakh ha of prawn farms with an annual yield of 82850 t. As the demand is very high it is subjected to heavy fishing pressure at laa stages of life history, seeds and brooders for farm and hatchery and all others for internal and export markets. The paper reviews the work done on its distribution, biology and capture fisheries from estuaries and marine habitats together with its stock assessment and management measures to keep the ujild population sustainable.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indian tiger prawn; Penaeus monodon
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:4297
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 Oct 2010 11:17
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