Some observations on the possibilities of culture of the Indian sand whiting Sillago sihama (Forskal) in brackish waters

James, P S B R and Varghese, T J and Devaraj, K V (1976) Some observations on the possibilities of culture of the Indian sand whiting Sillago sihama (Forskal) in brackish waters. Journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India, 8. pp. 212-220.

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    Abstract

    Indian sand whiting, Sillago sihama (Forskal) forms a dominant species in the estuarine fish catches during the south-west monsoon when they are in great demand and fetch a high price as sea fishing remains suspended due to rough weather conditions. The paper deals with preliminary observations on certain aspects of the biology of the fish related to its culture. The ability of the species to withstand very wide raoges of salinity makes it suitable for culture io both brackish and fresh waters.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: culture; Indian sand whiting; Sillago sihama; brackish waters
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Demersal Fishes > Silagos-whitings
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 08:47
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7369

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