Culture possibilities of sea cucumbers in India

James, D B (2004) Culture possibilities of sea cucumbers in India. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on New Frontiers in Marine Bioscience Research, January 22-23; 2004, Chennai.



Sea cucumbers are consumed by the Chinese, the Japanese, the Koreans and in recent times by the Europians and the Americans. They are consumed in the fresh, chilled, frozen, dried or in brine or in the processed form. In the world there are about 1400 species of sea cucumbers and of these about 30 species are consumed in various ways. In the seas around India about 200 species are distributed and of these about a dozen species are of commercial importance. The Chinese introduced the sea cucumber industry to India more than 1000 years back.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Culture Possibilities; Sea Cucumbers; India
Subjects:Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:7718
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 11:56
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 11:56

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