Nandakumar, G and Manisseri, Mary K (2006) Crustacean Fisheries in India. In: Handbook of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Ayyappan, S,(ed.) Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, pp. 106-115.
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India is one of the major contributors to the world production of marine crustaceans. The average annual estimated landing of marine crustaceans during last 10 years (1995-2004) was 0.42 million tonnes. This important resource consists of penaeid shrimps (46.0%), non-penaeid shrimps (31.8%), crabs (8.6%), lob ters (0.5%) and stomatopods (13%). The first four constitute edible crustaceans. Stomatopods are mainly dried and used as an ingredient in fish meal and poultry feed.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Crustacean Fisheries; India|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||25 Feb 2011 17:11|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2011 17:11|
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