Technologies

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Title:

Open Sea Cage Culture

Area:

Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus Area:

Marine biology

Developing Agency:

National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Developed

Brief Description

Description :

Technology developed for large scale fish production through mariculture. It was an open 9 m diameter High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) cage with multipoint mooring designed and developed for commercially important marine finfishes. Innovative concept of rearing post larval fishes in a specially designed nursery cage in open sea also developed.