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Harvesting Aquatic Resources by Biswas, K P

ISBN: 9788170351580
Binding: Hard Bound
Biblio: viii+210p., 122 figs., tables., bib., ind., 25 cm
Weight: 478 gms
Pages: 218
Imprint: Daya Publishing House
Year: 2016
Price : Rs 1195.00
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In the book, “Harvesting Aquatic Resources”, the harvesting of living aquatic resources, directly or indirectly useful to man has been dealt, with special reference to fish, crustaceans and sea weeds, consumed directly by the mankind. Besides, describing the ancient methods of capture of these aquatic animals and the gradual evolution of fishing methods and gears the biotic communities with respect to their habitat, mode of life and migration pattern, the principles and operation of today’s fishing gears and methods have been outlined in details in the book. Efficient fishing methods and the highest advancements with the advent of mechanisation of fishing crafts in modern times, leading to dramatic increase in fishery production have find place in the book. New ways of capturing fish by employing a single pole electric current to form a sort of abstract net, and sophisticated ideas with highly automated equipments, some of which are still engineering dreams, may bring revolution in obtaining greater catch per unit time of actual fishing in future, have been discussed in the book.