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Cage farming of fish gaining popularity in Kerala Daiji World dated 2nd April 2017

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The case fish farming model is being widely popularied in Kerala largely due to the efforts of Kochi-headquartered Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).\ud \ud The CMFRIA has begun providing technical training to those interested in cage farming to equip them launch the farming by giving guidance in areas such as cage fabrication and installation, site identification, seed selection, feed management and trading.\ud \ud Soon after the training, the participants launched the farming of commercially important fish varieties such as pearl spot, sea bass, red snapper, tilapia and giant trevally in the brackish and fresh water bodies in their respective regions.\ud \ud Besides Ernkaulam, where the maximum number of cage farming enterprises are in operation, the initiative has been started in six districts -- Kannur, Malappuram, Thrissur, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Kollam

Topics: CMFRI News Clippings
Publisher: Daiji World
Year: 2017
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:11668

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