Indian Crustacean Resources: Distribution, Commercial Exploitation, Utilization and Trade

Josileen, Jose (2012) Indian Crustacean Resources: Distribution, Commercial Exploitation, Utilization and Trade. In: World Trade Agreement and Indian Fisheries Paradigms: A Policy Outlook, 17-26 September 2012, Kochi.

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Abstract

The crustacean fisheries of India have considerable importance in the economy of the country, earning very valuable foreign exchange. Edible marine crustaceans consisting of prawns, lobsters and crabs form the most important constituents of the commercial fish landings of India. In 2009 the total marine crustacean landings were 493356 tonnes of which 83 per cent was constituted by prawns (penaeid and non-penaeid). This chapter discusses the important commercial species of prawns, lobsters and crabs of Indian coast.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indian Crustacean Resources; Distribution; Commercial Exploitation; Utilization; Trade
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:9073
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:15 Nov 2012 12:27
Last Modified:15 Nov 2012 12:27

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