Floating islands: a unique fish aggregating method

Suresh, V.R. (2000) Floating islands: a unique fish aggregating method. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 23(1), pp. 11-13.

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Abstract

A fish aggregating device made of aquatic weeds and grass (Phoom) is used in Loktak lake in the northeastern region of India. It has been used successfully in this very productive fishery for centuries. Today, the fishery itself is under pressure from overexploitation, soil erosion leading to siltation and a hydroelectric project that has blocked the migratory route of the fish that used the lake as a breeding ground.

Item Type: Article
Title: Floating islands: a unique fish aggregating method
Personal Creator/Author:
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Suresh, V.R.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 23
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 11-13
Date: 2000
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Weeds; Organism aggregations; Floating; India, Loktak Lake
Subjects: Aquaculture
Fisheries
Item ID: 9524
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 05:09
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 05:09
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9524

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