Integration of shrimp aquaculture with molluscan culture

Appukuttan, K K and Kripa, V (2001) Integration of shrimp aquaculture with molluscan culture. In: International Workshop on Aquaculture and Environment, 13-14 July 2001, Cochin.


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In the recent years concern for finding remedies for the negative impacts of aquaculture practices has surfaced. It has been proved that for long term growth of aquaculture Industry both ecologically sound practices and sustainable resource management are a pre requisite. Shnmp pond water replete with suspended solids and algae have been found to increase growth rates of bivalves and the filtering capacity of these organisms have improved the water quality. A brief account of integrated farming concept, .which can be considered as a natural remedy for the sustainable aquacu lture, is discussed. Suspended culture of oysters and mussels along with shrimp or in drainage ponds will be beneficial to both bivalves and shrimps.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Integration; shrimp aquaculture; molluscan culture
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 12:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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