Successful seed production of cobia Rachycentron canadum and its prospects for farming in India

Gopakumar, G and Rao, G Syda and Nazar, A K A and Kalidas, C and Tamilmani, G and Sakthivel, M and Maharshi, V Ashok and Rao, K Srinivasa (2010) Successful seed production of cobia Rachycentron canadum and its prospects for farming in India. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series, 206. pp. 1-6.

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    Abstract

    Availability of adequate quantity of high value marine finfish seed is the major prerequisite for initiation and expansion of finfish mariculture. Breeding and seed production of marine finfishes of high value have been expanding in recent years internationally. Large quantities of hatchery produced seeds meet the need for sea cage farming in many countries (Hong and Zhang, 2003). It is well understood that the first step towards seed production technology is the development of broodstock. Prior to 1980s, broodstock of finfishes were grown mainly in indoor concrete tanks

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: seed production; cobia; Rachycentron canadum; farming; India
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Induced Breeding
    Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 08:56
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8456

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