Aquaculture practices and the coastal marine environment

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dc.contributor.author Ingole, B.S.
dc.contributor.author Ansari, Z.A.
dc.contributor.author Sreepada, R.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-05T04:20:51Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-05T04:20:51Z
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of Seminar on Ocean and Industry - Realities and Expectations held on October 25 and 26, 1994 at National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, Ed. by: Srivastava, P.S. 93-99p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2629
dc.description.abstract Aquaculture has the potential for causing environmental harm as well as for improving livelihood and nutrition. Aquaculture development, therefore requires to be seen in the wider context of aquatic resource use, land use development and its environmental consequences. As a consequence of the scientific and technical progress during the recent decades, during which time large scale operations have been introduced, aquaculture has become the main local water consumer and pollute in many coastal areas. The size of the industry which is now beginning to emerge, the scale of its individual production units, raise questions concerning the high input rate of feed and chemical and a correspondingly high production of wastes. In intensive aquaculture system uncollected dead fish, non-consumed and undigested feed, metabolic excretory products, residue of biocides and biostats are continuously released from the rearing units, thus causing environmental problem in the coastal areas. The present paper reviews the development of aquaculture and its possible impact on the coastal marine environment in the developed and developing countries
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Soc. of Ocean Sci. and Technol., New Delhi, India
dc.rights Copyright [1994]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject aquaculture development
dc.subject aquaculture enterprises
dc.subject coastal zone
dc.subject environmental factors
dc.title Aquaculture practices and the coastal marine environment
dc.type Conference Article


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