Culture of sea cucumbers in prawn farms - a take off in technology

James, D B and Asha, P S and Ram Mohan, M K and Jaiganesh, P (2002) Culture of sea cucumbers in prawn farms - a take off in technology. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Development and Transfer of Fisheries Technology. pp. 5-7.


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The seed of Holothuria scabra commercially most important sea cucumber was produced for the first time In the hatchery of Tuticorin Research Centre of CMFRI in 1988. Since then the seed is produced at a number of occasions The juveniles of sea cucumbers produced can be grown along with in prawn farms since much of the feed given to the prawns goes as waste and settles down In the bottom of the pond enriching the farm soil.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Culture; sea cucumber; prawn farms; technology
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2010 04:32
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:36

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