Ornamental fish resources of Lakshadweep

Murty, V Sriramachandra (2001) Ornamental fish resources of Lakshadweep. Geological Survey of India Special Publication (56). pp. 103-111.



In the lagoons of Lakshadweep islands, omamental fishes of the families Labridae, Pomacentridae, Serranidae, Acanthuridae, Chaetodontidae, Callyodontidae, Mullidae, Balistidae, Holocentridae, Canthigasteridae, Pomacanthidae and Zanclidae, represented by a total of 191 species are important. Preliminary estimates show that Kalpeni has the largest population size, followed by Amini, Kadamat, Chetlat, Kavaratti, Agatti, Kiltan and Bitra; population per hectare was found to be highest in Amini, followed by Chetlat, Kalpeni, Kiltan, Kadamat, Kavaratti, Bitra and Agatti. Certain measures for sustainable exploitation of omamental fishes are indicated

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ornamental fish resources; Lakshadweep
Subjects:Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8574
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Jun 2011 09:12
Last Modified:10 Jun 2011 09:12

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