ചെമ്മീന്‍ കൃഷി (Prawn farming)

Unnithan, K Asokakumaran (1998) ചെമ്മീന്‍ കൃഷി (Prawn farming). In: കടലേകും കനിവുകള്‍ ( Kadalekum Kanivukal – Malayalam version ). Menon, N G and Sasikumar, V,(eds.) സി.എം.എഫ്.ആര്‍.ഐ (CMFRI), Cochin, pp. 82-86.

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Abstract

The traditional practice of prawn filtration prevalent in the low-lying brackishwater impoundments including the 'pokkali' fields adjoining the Vembanad Lake in Kerala has spread to other areas along the northern and southern regions of the State in recent years. Filtration is the method of trapping and holding the juveniles of prawns ascending along with the high tide in brackishwater impoundments and harvesting thern at periodical intervals. As per the 1991 statistics this traditional practice is prevalent in about 12,500 ha spread over the coastal areas of Kannur, Thriasur, Ernakulam, Alleppey, Kottayam and Kollam districts of Kerala state.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prawn farming
Subjects:Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:4810
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 11:25
Last Modified:04 Jun 2012 11:54

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