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.



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-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:7783
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:25 Feb 2011 17:01
Last Modified:25 Feb 2011 17:01

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