Sustainable trade of marine ornamental fishes

Gopakumar, G (2006) Sustainable trade of marine ornamental fishes. In: Proceedings of the International symposium on "Improved sustainability of fish production systems and appropriate technologies for utilization", 16-18 March, 2005, Cochin.


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    About RS.3 crores worth of ornamental fishes are traded annually in India of which 85 % are from North Eastern Region. Recent studies have revealed that Kerala has a rich biodiversity of freshwater ornamental fish fauna represented by 125 species. The domestic freshwater market is also very promising and shows a good growth rate in recent years. More than 200 species of freshwater ornamental fishes are bred in India for domestic market.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable trade; marine ornamental fishes
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:31
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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