Seed production and culture of marine ornamental fishes

Gopakumar, G and Nazar, A K A and Jayakumar, R (2013) Seed production and culture of marine ornamental fishes. [Teaching Resource]


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    The marine ornamental fish trade has been expanding in recent years and has grown into a multimillion dollar enterprise. The ornamental animals are the highest valued products that are mostly harvested from coral reef environments. The global marine ornamental trade is estimated at US$ 200-330 million. The trade is operated throughout the tropics. Philippines, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Australia, Fiji, Maldives and Palau supplied more than 98% of the total number of marine ornamental fish exported in recent years.

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Seed production; culture; marine ornamental fishes
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 04:20
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57

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