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Title: Live collection of cobia Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766), and assessment of its Culture Prospects in Indian waters
Authors: Sajeevan, M.K.
Kurup, B. Madhusoodana
Keywords: Gene banking;Cobia culture;Seed collection;Mariculture
Issue Date: Feb-2017
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: An attempt has been made to collect cobia seeds onboard trawler attached to the Fishery Survey of India. Gene banking techniques of cobia has been elucidated and survival rate of juveniles in the culture system was estimated as 86.1%. Present study estimated the stock of juvenile cobia and facilities available in India for the development of cobia culture. India possesses 0.219 million of sea area in her Exclusive Economic Zone, which is suitable for setting up of marine cage culture farms for cobia.
Page(s): 295-298
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.46(02) [February 2017]

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