Constraints in traditional shrimp farming in West Bengal

Sawant, Paramita Banerjee and Sawant, B T (2003) Constraints in traditional shrimp farming in West Bengal. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 30 (1 & 2). pp. 12-17.


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Presently, nearly 1,44,600 ha of coastal saline lands are used for shrimp culture in India (MPEDA. 1999-00). West Bengal is a sleeping giant and has acquired a position only next to the topper. Andhra Pradesh in production of shrimp. The total brackish water area developed for shrimp farming in West Bengal is 55.575 ha having a water spread area of 42,754 ha. (Upadhyay, 2001). Shrimp farming in West Bengal has made strident progress since mid 80s. there by contributing nearly 25% of the total production of shrimp and prawn in the country (Bulletin of Dept. of Fisheries WB)2000

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Constraints; Traditional Shrimp Farming; West Bengal
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries
Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2010 05:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:36

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