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Industrial Fisheries

K P Biswas (Author)
Synopsis Besides giving an outline of the beginning of fisheries industrialization, technological innovations responsible for it; setting up of modern fishing industry to put the world fisheries on commercial ventures with resulting oceans leading to collapse of fisheries and the shift from capture to culture fisheries and aquaculture development have been dealt in this book. The impetus for growing aquaculture, particularly, in developing countries, such as recent technological innovations in aquaculture, especially on reproductive technologies, disease control, feed technologies, holding systems and as a tool for rural development have been included in the book in addition to giving bionomics and prevalent culture procedures of the sea fishes, like yellowtail, sweetfish, salmon, eel, halibut, sea bream, trout, sea weed, oyster, marine pear and ranching of tuna. The culture practices of eurihalline fishes and crustaceans, like sea bass (Lates calcarifer), (Scylla serrata) in various South East Asian countries including India were described in details. Shrimp farming has been dealt in a separate chapter of this book, in view of its high commercial importance as foreign exchange earner by many developing countries. Among freshwater aquaculture, common carp culture in ponds, pens and production of common carp seed from small scale hatchery have been outlined in this book. Indian fisheries, in global fisheries scenerio have been discussed by including oil sardine, mackerel, Bombay duck, skipjack, ribbon fish, pomfret, elasmobranches, sole, prawn and shell fisheries under marine fisheries sector. Under culture fisheries, culture of Indian major carps, prawn, live fishes and their role in income generation in rural and urban areas have find place in this book. As an integral part of industrial fisheries, post harvesting technology and processing of fish for preservation and various from of value added product preparation in the fish processing industries to give fisheries, a real industrial status have also been given in the book elaborately.
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About the author

K P Biswas

K.P. Biswas, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.F.Sc. (Bom), Fisheries (L-I), Principal, Fisheries Training Institute, Government of Orissa, part time lecturer in fisheries college, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Manager fisheries Orissa Maritime and Chilka Area Development Corporation, Bhubaneswar, Director of Fisheries, Adnaman and Nicobar Island, Visiting Professor, University of Fisheries and Animal Sciences, Govt. of West Bengal and at present as Visiting Professor of Marine Science Department , Calcutta University has been associated with fish and fisheries science and its development for more than 46 years. He has specialized in electro fisheries, sea fishing, fish breeding and industrial fisheries and has published 125 research papers, review papers, and articles on fish and fisheries, besides publishing seven book in the field of fisheries. The author has worked as a member of the Fact Finding Committee of Chilka Lake Fisheries, appointed by the Hon'ble High court of Orissa and also as a member of the Expert Committee of Government of Orissa on the environmental impact of trawl fishery on the coastal ecology and extuaries with special reference to migration and nesting of Olive Redley turtles in Orissa coast. He is now actively engaged as a Fellow Member and Vice President of Zoological Society, Kolkata, Fellow Member of Indian Association of Biological Sciences life Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Science News Assocation, Bangiya Bignan Parisad, Centre for Applied Science and Technology and published about fifty articles and research papers on fisheries and aquatic environment and marine ecology between 1993 to 2003.

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Bibliographic information

Title Industrial Fisheries
Author K P Biswas
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170353459
length xvi+376p., Figures; Tables; Plates; References; Index; 23cm.