Preliminary studies on the impact of open sea cage culture of Lates calcarifer (Bloch) on the planktonic and benthic fauna off Cochin, Kerala

Varghese, Molly and Joseph, Shoji and Imelda, Joseph and Ignatius, Boby and Manisseri, Mary K and Thomas, V J and Rao, G Syda (2010) Preliminary studies on the impact of open sea cage culture of Lates calcarifer (Bloch) on the planktonic and benthic fauna off Cochin, Kerala. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 57 (3). pp. 75-77.

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    Abstract

    The plankton and benthic macrofauna in relation to the open sea cage culture of Lates calcarifer during the period from October 2008 to March 2009 off Munambam near Cochin were studied. The cage site and a reference site were selected for simultaneous sampling. During the study, the cage culture activity was not found to influence the plankton population but there is an indication of its influence on the benthic macrofauna.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Benthos; Cage culture; Cochin; Phytoplankton; Zooplankton
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Aquaculture
    Marine Biology > Zooplanktons
    Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Marine Biology > Marine benthos
    Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2010 10:26
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5896

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