ICAR-CMFRI develops seed production technology of two more high value marine fishes

ICAR-CMFRI develops seed production technology of two more high value marine fishes In a major breakthrough in the mariculture industry of the country, ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi has successfully developed two more high value marine fishes, which have high demand in international markets.

The Institute developed the seed production of orange spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) and pink ear emperor (Lethrinus lentjan). The ICAR-CMFRI had already developed the seed production technology of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) and silver pompano (Trachinotus blochii)

The hatchery seed production of orange spotted grouper, which is commonly known as Hammour, was developed at the Visakhapatnam Regional Centre of the ICAR-CMFRI, whereas the technology of pink ear emperor was developed at the Vizhinjam Rsearch Centre of the institute. 

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