Resource Analysis, Trade Potential and Conservation Management of Marine Ornamentals of India

Gopakumar, G (2008) Resource Analysis, Trade Potential and Conservation Management of Marine Ornamentals of India. In: Ornamental Fish Breeding, Farming and Trade. Kurup, B Madhusoodana and Boopendranath, M R and Ravindran, K and Banu, Saira and Nair, A Gopalakrishnan,(eds.) Department of Fisheries, Thiruvananthapuram, pp. 65-79.

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Abstract

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
ID Code:7917
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:05 Mar 2011 17:21
Last Modified:05 Mar 2011 17:21

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