Observations on the paddy-field prawn filtration of Kerala, India

George, M J and Mohamed, K H and Pillai, N Krishna (1967) Observations on the paddy-field prawn filtration of Kerala, India. FAO World Scientific Conference on the Biology and Culture of Shrimps and Prawns. pp. 1-16.


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Experiments were conducted to determine whether culture methods could be advantageously introduced into the existing prawn filtration practices in the paddy fields of Kerala, on the southwest coast of India. The pattern of the fishery is changing, with the demand for small prawns decreasing and that for large prams increasing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: paddy-field; prawn filtration; Kerala; India
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 04:36
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7159

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