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.



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
ID Code:6125
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:09 Nov 2010 11:01
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