Current status of freshwater cage aquaculture in India: Towards blue revolution
Kalidoss Radhakrishnan, Samraj Aanand, P. Padmavathy and Ipsita Biswas | 21 January 2019 | 278 Downloads | .pdf | 2.62 MB | Tags: Freshwater finfish, India, Inland aquaculture
Initial attempts to develop freshwater cage aquaculture in India focussed on air breathing catfish and Indian major carps in the Yamuna and Ganga rivers, with later efforts in several large reservoirs. Cage-based aquaculture in inland waters is currently being promoted by some state governments with a view to enhancing fish production. This article examines the history of cage aquaculture in India and some of the factors to be considered in cage design and site selection.
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Aquaculture Asia Magazine, January-March 2019
In this issue:
Current status of freshwater cage aquaculture in India; Fattening of mud crab Scylla serrata in estuarine region of south-eastern West Bengal; Aquaponics - sustainable farming method in the fight against hunger; aquatic invasive apple snails (Pomacea spp.) in Timore-Leste - current status, spread and management in rice fields; NACA Newsletter.