MPEDA conducts open pond culture of seabass for the first time in India

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has successfully conducted open pond culture of Asian seabass for the first time.

It was done at the demonstration farm of Rajiv Gandhi Centre of Aquaculture (RGCA), the research & development arm of the MPEDA, at Karaikal in Puducherry.

Seabass, which is reared through ‘cage culture’, fetches a price of more than Rs 400 a kg in the domestic market and also has huge export demand.

Under the open pond culture method, its yield ..


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