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Capture fishery : Marine and Inland Fisheries

Marine and Inland Fisheries

Capture fishery : Marine and Inland Fisheries “Capture fishery refers to all kinds of harvesting of naturally occurring living resources in both marine and freshwater environments.” Capture fisheries is intended for catching fishes, prawns, lobsters, crabs, molluscs etc. India is endowed with vast and varied aquatic resources (Marine and Inland) amenable …

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Fishing Technology

Fishing Technology

FISHING TECHNOLOGY Fish constitutes the most important part of the diet of many people. Fishing has been carried out since ages and human beings have developed various gadgets and technologies for catching all varieties of fish from all regions and masses of water, at all depths as well as in …

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Fisheries And Aquaculture

Fisheries And Aquaculture

FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE Fishes are rich in protein, vitamins and mineral salts and are also known as valuable protective food. Fish forms an important item of the diet in many areas of the world. The development of fisheries is therefore, one of the most promising industry. India has a coastline …

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Importance of Global Fisheries

Importance of Global Fisheries

Importance of Global Fisheries  Marine sources provide about 20% of the animal protein eaten by humans.  Another 5% is provided indirectly via livestock fed with fish.  60% of fish consumption is by the developing world.  In Asia, about 1 billion people rely on fish as their …

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Fish Diseases Caused by Parasites and Pathogens

Fish Diseases

Fish Diseases Caused by Parasites and Pathogens: 1. Bacterial Diseases: Two bacterial diseases are very important. (i) Abdominal dropsy of Carps is caused by Aeromonas punctuata. (ii) Furunculoris of Salmons and trout’s is caused by Aeromonas salminicida. 2. Viral Diseases: Economically most important is the viral haemorrhage septicaemia (VHS) of …

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Economic Importance of Fish

Economic Importance of Fish

Economic Importance of Fish (i) Fish as food: The fish flesh is an excellent source of protein, has very little fat, carries a good amount of minerals and vitamins A and D and rich in iodine. Above all man can digest it easily. (Economic Importance of Fish) (ii) Fish for …

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