Earn Foreign Exchange by Fish Farming Project

This article is about Earn Foreign Exchange by Fish Farming Project,Fish farming project in Coastal Districts,Integrated Aquaculture System (IAS) of Culture,Fish Export in Fish farming Project etc.

Fish farming project in Coastal Districts

Fish farming project is concerned with the culture of fishes, prawns, shrimps and shell fishes under controlled condition.
Fish farming project is now established in the coastal districts of Andhra, Tamilnadu and Karnataka, mainly for export of shrimps and prawns.
The marine prawn Penaeus monodon is extensively cultured in these units, fresh water prawn palaemon is also cultures.

Integrated Aquaculture System (IAS) of Culture

The aquaculture farm includes the hatchery, rearing and the processing unit, and all these together constitute the Integrated Aquaculture System also called IAS in the Fish farming project.
Fishes are reared with in four moths by using this Integrated Aquaculture System (IAS) of culture.

Fish Export in Fish farming Project

The shrimps, on maturity, roughly after four months of their existence in the culture system are harvested and packed in plastic boxes with ice. In the processing unit peeling, deheading and grading are done.

After these processes the final packing is done for marketing. Sea foods like shrimps are in great demand in Western Europe and USA, hence aquaculture farms in India export shrimps to these countries to earn valuable foreign exchange.


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