Present status and future scope for fish production in cages and enclosures in India

James, P S B R and Jhingran, A G and Rao, K Madhusudhana (1986) Present status and future scope for fish production in cages and enclosures in India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 56 (3). pp. 453-458.

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    Abstract

    The paper highlights the role of intensive fish husbandry system in cages and enclosures in the overall fisheries development of the country. This system of fish culture in widely dispersed aquatic ecosystems in India has yielded stimulating results, though there are some immediate constraints. The pressing problems of cage size, shape and material, diseases and parasites, and location of operational sites have been discussed. Such intensive culture systems have numerous advantages over the traditional pond culture. It 15 conduded that cage and enclosure culture of fifish and shellfish will ultimately carve its niche in the streams, rivers, canals, heels, lakes, reservoirs, estuaries, lagoons, bays and coastal areas of the country.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: fish production; cages; enclosures; India
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 05:01
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:44
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7568

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