Aquaculture and Its Type for Competitive exam

Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms including fish, mollusks, crustaceans and aquatic plants. Farming implies some sort of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc. Farming also implies individual or corporate ownership of the stock being cultivated. Types of Aquaculture: Based on type of …

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Economic Importance of Fish

Fish

Economic Importance of Fish (i) Fish as food: The meat of the fish is high in protein, low in fat, and high in minerals and vitamins A and D. It also contains a lot of iodine. Above all, man can readily absorb it. (ii) Fish for controlling diseases: Diseases like malaria, yellow fever and other …

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Economic Importance of Fish in Detail

  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. (ii) Fish for controlling diseases: Diseases like malaria, yellow fever and …

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Different Fishing boats in India

Fishing boats

Fishing boats of Tamil Nadu Colachel to cape Comorin is a surf beaten coast where boat catamarans are popular. In the Gulf of Mannar, boat canoe, boat catamaran, Tuticorin and Kilakarai boats are in operation. Popular craft in Palk Bay is fishing canoe, Adiram patnam canoe, three masted plank-built canoe and kalladhoni. In Coromandel coast …

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Effect Of Changing Environment On Aquaculture

Fish population is adversely affected by a number of environmental factors. These are as follows. Water Pollution The problem of water pollution mainly affects marine water fish. A variety of insecticides, pesticides, industrial effluents and domestic sewage find their way into many rivers and pose a serious problem for fisheries. The magnitude of pollution varies …

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Advantage of Different Shrimps Culture

Shrimps Culture

Shrimps Culture Area and Production India is endowed with a long coastline and hence offers scope for large exploitation of marine wealth. Till a few years back, fishermen in India were involving themselves in traditional marine fishing. In the seventies fishermen started concentrating on catching prawns more commonly known as `shrimps’ due to high profitable …

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