Mud crab hatchery technology

Marichamy, R and Rajapackiam, S (2000) Mud crab hatchery technology. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 747-752.


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The portunid crab Scylla oceanica ts preferred as a candidate for farming and fattening by virtue of its export potential. As wild seed stock is inadequate to meet the growing demand, there has been a concerted effort in countries like Taiwan, Japan and India to develop hatchery technologies for seed production not only for farming but also for sea ranching. Results of experiments on brood stock management, incubation, seed production through larval rearing, live feed production for larval stages, water quality management, crab culture and fattening conducted in tanks at Tuticorin are presented in this paper.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mud crab; hatchery technology
Subjects: Aquaculture > Hatchery
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 05:45
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26

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