Better Management Practices in Mariculture

Imelda, Joseph (2015) Better Management Practices in Mariculture. [Teaching Resource]

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    The marine finfish in Asia are cultured in ponds, recirculating systems, cages or pen systems. The farming methods mostly involve stocking of fingerlings or juveniles that are caught from the wild or hatchery raised seed. Mariculture is not a well established activity in India, but of recent, picking up However, scope is there for its successful emergence in the immediate future because of the interest of the farmers in diversification of farmed species and the ongoing efforts in cage farming in the country. The high value species suitable for mariculture in India are Asian seabass Lates calcarifer, groupers Epinephelus sp., snappers Lutjanus spp., cobia Rachycentron canadum, silver pompano Trachinotus blochii, Indian pompano T. mookalee, grey mullet Mugil cephalus, milkfish Chanos chanos, seer fish, pomfrets and a variety of marine ornamental fishes.

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Mariculture
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Management
    Aquaculture > Fisheries Management
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 08:36
    Last Modified: 01 Mar 2016 08:36

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