Optimization of certain physical parameters for the mariculture of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Minicoy lagoon (Laccadive Archipelago)

Kaladharan, P and Vijayakumaran, K and Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy (1996) Optimization of certain physical parameters for the mariculture of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Minicoy lagoon (Laccadive Archipelago). Aquaculture, 139 (3-4). pp. 265-270.

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    Abstract

    Mariculture of the agar-yielding, red seaweed, Gracilaria edulis (Rhodophyta) was conducted in Minicoy lagoon during 1990–1992. Experiments were conducted on dry matter accumulation, effects of planting density, depth of water above culture nets, periodic cleaning for removal of epiphytes, grazing and the yield as well as regeneration of G. edulis after successive harvests to understand the optimum requirements of this seaweed. Six culture methods were tested and the yields obtained were compared to arrive at a culture method suitable for Minicoy lagoon.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Optimum parameters; mariculture; Gracilaria edulis; Minicoy lagoon; Laccadive
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2010 09:50
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:34
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5778

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