Trout fisheries in the uplands of Arunachal Pradesh: Resources and opportunities

Deepjyoti Baruah, K. Kunal, D. Sarma, A.K. Singh, Kabang Kamut and P.K. Thungon | 3 October 2017 | 181 Downloads | .pdf | 2.7 MB | Tags: Freshwater finfish, Hatchery and nursery, India, Stock enhancement

Sela Lake
Sela Lake

The potential for augmentation of fish production and fish-based eco-tourism in Arunachal Pradesh are immense. The landscape of the state is characterised by lofty mountains with snow-clad peaks, dense forests, turbulent streams and a rich diversity of flora and fauna. We review the potential of some of the lakes in the region to support trout fisheries for both recreational fishing and eco-tourism, with a view to providing job opportunities for highland communities.

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Regional network on culture-based fisheries and stock enhancement; trout fisheries in the uplands of Arunachal Pradesh - resources and opportunities; empowering young Indian women through entrepreneurship development - opportunities and constraints; a view on murrel (snakehead) fisheries in India; hybrid catfish Clarias batrachus x Heteropneustes fossilis produced by farmers in West Bengal, India; Backyard fish based pig farming using low-cost feed in Arunachal Pradesh - a success story; NACA Newsletter.