Transfer of crab farming technology in coastal villages of Kerala - An integrated approach

Immanuel, Sheela and Laxminarayana, A and Sathiadhas, R (2004) Transfer of crab farming technology in coastal villages of Kerala - An integrated approach. Indian Journal of Social Research, 45 (2). pp. 147-153.

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Abstract

Aqua -business is emerging as an important livelihood option for the coastal fisher folk. Among diversified technological options crab farming provides immense opportunity as an alternative for the declinil1g shrimp aquaculture ill disease prone regions. Further it enables the utilization of the under utilized wafer bodies for better aqua productivity. Crab farming has been transferred to 40 fisher folk ill two coastal villages of Kerala by setting up demonstration farms and imparting training. This study shows that crab farming is highly profitable for small and marginal farmers. The major constraint for wider adoption and propagation and lack of hatchery produced seeds

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Transfer of crab farming technology; coastal villages; Kerala
Subjects:Aquaculture
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:5664
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:25 Oct 2010 17:51
Last Modified:25 Oct 2010 17:51

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