Gopakumar, G (2008) Resource Analysis, Trade Potential and Conservation Management of Marine Ornamentals of India. In: Ornamental Fish Breeding, Farming and Trade. Department of Fisheries, Thiruvananthapuram, pp. 65-79.
India is endowed with vasr resource potential of marine ornamentals distributed in the oceanic reef areas off Lakshadweep Islands, Andaman-Nicobar Islands, coastal areas of Gulf of Kutch ro Mumbai, areas of central west coast between Mumbai and Goa, certain locations off south west coast, Visakhapatnam, Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. More than 50 reef fish families consisting of nearly 175 genera and about 400 species of ornamental fishes are distributed in the Indian seas. In this paper, resource analysis of marine ornamenrals of Indian sub-continent, their trade potential and approaches to conservation management are discussed.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Resource Analysis; Trade Potential; Conservation Management; Marine Ornamentals; India|
|Subjects:||Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture|
|Depositing User:||Arun Surendran|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2011 11:51|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:46|
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