Breeding and seed production of Clown fishes under captivity

Madhu, Rema and Madhu, K and Retheesh, T (2013) Breeding and seed production of Clown fishes under captivity. [Teaching Resource]


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Ornamental fish production for the aquarium industry is a multimillion dollar industry in the world. Aquarium keeping is amongst the most popular of hobbies with millions of enthusiasts worldwide. Although most fish kept in aquariums are from freshwater, the acquisition of marine ornamental fish has greatly increased in recent years and is also popularized through children’s movies by starring charismatic colourful fishes and other creatures. Recent advances in fish husbandry and aquarium gadgets and technology have further facilitated the hobby. In India, marine ornamental fish trade is an emerging area during the last two decades and the industry is further advancing. Along with it ancillary business such as aquarium making, aquarium plants and live feed production, grow- out culture etc. are also flourishing.

Item Type: Teaching Resource
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breeding; seed production; Clown fishes
Subjects: Aquaculture
Aquaculture > Cage culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 04:20
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57

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