1st Edition

Inland Fisheries Conservation and Processing

By Satish Chander Agarwal Copyright 2021
    428 Pages 130 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    In all the developing countries, the vast natural resource have great potentials for the production of fish. Natural water resource are categorized on the basis of altitude, temperature and salinity. The different fish species have adopted as per water ecosystem. Out of identified about 22000 fish species, only 10% belongs to freshwater. Only 107 species have been found suitable as culturable. Hence, major chunk of fish are not cultured by man but used by him as food or other uses. It is therefore, the natural fisheries is very important for human being and proper management and legislation are needed to have the sustainable production. The text of the book is written in simple language so as understandable by scientists, extension workers, students and farmers. References and literature for further reading have been given in the end.
    Note: T&F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

    1. Introduction 2. Fishery policy 3. Fishery legislation 4. Riverine and reservoir fisheries 5. Water pollution 6. Fish population 7. Cold water fisheries 8. Fish exploitation and marketing 19. Fish genetics and biotechnology  10. Fish processing fish and products  11. Sport fisheries  12. Fisheries information technology 13. Fisheries extension  14. Fisheries education and research


    Satish Chander Agarwal, Adviser, Government of India