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The Fisheries Department of the south Indian state of Kerala is ‘angling’ for sea cage farming along state's coastal belt

India: With cage fishing fast becoming popular across the south Indian state of Kerala, the Fisheries
NATIONAL NEWSDepartment is set to introduce sea cage farming in the state's coastal districts aimed at supporting the fishers there. It is under the Blue Revolution programme jointly funded by the Centre and state government.


The cages will be of 10 m diameter and each unit will be provided with four cages. Seabass (Kalanji) will be bred in each cage.


The CMFRI will be providing technical support for the project as well. Earlier, the sea cage fishing project was successfully tried out in Thiruvananthapuram.


Source: India Express IE, October 03, 2017

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