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The Institute has its central library at Cochin and 12 sectoral libraries at the regional and research centres. The library has a good collection of books, journals, thesis, reports etc. on fisheries and allied subjects. Currently 86 foreign (2 in CDROM format) and 38 Indian journals are subscribed. The library also receives 190 titles on exchange/ complimentary basis. The total collection is about 60,000 volumes.

The services offered by the library are circulation, inter-library loan, reference service and current awareness service, newspaper clipping service, on-line information retrieved at reprography series. The users include staff and students of the Institute and from other research organizations.

The following publications of the CMFRI are distributed from the library:
Indian Journal of Fisheries
CMFRI Special Publication
CMFRI Bulletin
CMFRI Annual Report
Marine Fisheries Information Service            Download
CMFRI Newsletter           Download
Book-Marine Biodivesity Conservation & Management
Book-Marine Fisheries Research & Management
Kadalekum kanivukal (Malayalam)
Proceedings Symposium on Living Resources of Seas Around India
Vision 2020 Perspective Plan
Consultancy Services in Marine Fisheries
Matsyagandha-2000 (Hindi)
Latest Arrival
Elasmobranch Fisheries
Marine Ornamental Fish Resources
Management of Scombroid Fisheries

PRICE LIST FOR SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS, BULLETINS ETC PUBLISHED BY CMFRI

1. SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

ISSN 0972 -2351

Spl.Pub.No

Title

Year

Price

Indian Rs.

US $

No. 1

Pearl culture training : Long term and short-term course, 39pp.

1977

5

2

No. 2**

Mariculture research and development activities, 26pp. (xerox copy)

1978

26

10

No. 3.

Summer institute in breeding and rearing of marine prawns, 129pp.

1978

20

5

No. 4.

Economics of the indigenous fishing units at Cochin: A case study, 24pp.

1978

5

2

No. 5.

 

Seminar on the role of small-scale fisheries and coastal aquaculture in In integrated rural development, Madras, 6-7 December 1978. Abstracts, 44pp.

1978

10

5

No. 6.

 

Proceedings of the first workshop on technology transfer in coastal Aquaculture held at Cochin, 23-24 July, and Mandapam, 27-28 July 1979, 96pp.

1979

15

5

No. 7**

Manual of research methods for crustacean biochemistry and physiology,70pp. (Xerox copy)

1981

70

25

No. 8**

Manual of research methods for fish and shellfish nutrition, 131pp.(xerox copy)

1982

131

45

No. 9

Manual of research methods for marine invertebrate reproduction, 214pp.

1982

40

15

No. 10

Analysis of marine fish landings in India : a new approach, 42pp.

1982

10

5

No. 11**

Approaches to finfish and shellfish pathology investigations, 54pp.(xerox copy)

1983

54

20

No. 12.

A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas, 80pp

1983

25

10

No. 13**

Application of genetics in aquaculture, 50pp. (xerox copy)

1983

50

15

No. 14**

Manual of research methods for invertebrate endocrinology, 63pp.(xerox copy

1983

63

20

No. 15**

Production and use of artemia in aquaculture, 42pp.(xerox copy)

1984

42

15

No. 16**

 

Manual on marine toxins in bivalve molluscs and general consideration of shellfish molluscs sanitation, 53pp.(xerox copy)

1984

53

20

 

No. 17**

Handbook of diagnosis and control of bacterial diseases in finfish and shellfish culture, 32pp ,(xerox copy)

1984

32

10

No. 18.

Proceedings of the first workshop on sea turtle conservation, 90pp.

1984

25

10

No. 19**

Mariculture research under the Centre of Advanced Studies in Mariculture, 58pp. (xerox copy)

1984

58

20

No. 20**

Manual on pearl culture techniques, 30pp. (Xerox copy)

1984

30

10

No. 21**

A guide to prawn farming in Kerala, 52pp.(xerox copy)

1985

52

20

No. 22**

Water quality management in aquaculture, 53pp. (xerox copy)

1985

53

20

No. 23**

Hatchery production of penaeid prawn seed: Penaeus indicus, 35pp. (xerox copy)

1985

35

10

No. 24

The present status of robbon-fish fishery in India, 49pp.

1986

15

5

No. 25

A practical manual for studies of environmental physiology and biochemistry of culturable marine organisms, 45pp.

1986

10

5

No. 26

Theorems in environmental adaptation, 50pp.

1986

15

5

No. 27

Bibliography of the publications by the staff of CMFRI 1948-1985, 168pp.

1986

40

15

No. 28

The present status of our knowledge on the lesser sardines of Indian waters, 43pp.

1986

10

5

No. 29

Exploitation of marine fishery resources and its contribution to Indian economy, 32pp.

1986

10

5

No. 30

Seminar on potential marine fishery resources, April 23, 1986, 32pp.

1987

30

10

No. 31

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of West Bengal, 32pp.

1987

10

5

No. 32.

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Orissa, 36pp.

1987

10

5

No. 33

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Andhra Pradesh, 52pp.

1987

15

5

No. 34

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Tamil Nadu and Pindicherry, 63pp.

1987

15

5

No. 35

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Kerala, 42pp.

1987

10

5

No. 36

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Karnataka and Goa, 104pp.

1987

25

10

No. 37

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Maharashtra, 46pp.

1987

15

5

No. 38

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Gujarat, 51pp.

1987

15

5

No. 39

An appraisal of the marine fisheries of Lakshdweep ;and andaman & Nicobar Islands, 18pp.

1987

5

2

No. 40**

National symposium on research and development in marine fisheries , Mandapam Camp, 16-18 September 1987 (Abstracts), 113pp.(Xerox copy)

1987

113

40

No. 41

A manual for hormone isoloation and assay, 46pp.

1987

10

5

No. 42**

 

Manual of techniques for estimating bacterial growth rates, productivity

and numbers in aquaculture ponds, 28pp.(xerox copy)

1987

17

5

No. 43**

Nutritional quality of live food organisms and their enrichment, 28pp.(xerox copy)

1987

18

5

No. 44

 

An evaluation of fishermen economy in Maharashtra and

Gujarat - A case study, 80pp.

1988

20

5

No. 45

Motorization of country crafts in Kerala - an impact study, 74pp.

1989

20

5

No. 46

Atlas of clam resources of Karnataka, 56pp.

1989

15

5

No. 47

Annotated bibliography of commercially important prawns and prawn fisheries of India, 326pp.

1989

90

30

No. 48

 

The Indian oil sardine- Sardinella longiceps Valenciennes-

an annotated bibliography, 80pp.

1990

25

10

No. 49**

Hatchery production of pearl oyster spal: Pinctada fucata, 36pp. (xerox copy)

1991

28

10

No. 50

Annotated bibliography of the silver-bellies (Pisces: Family Leiognathidae), 220pp.

1992

70

25

No. 51

Bibliography of the publications by the staff of CMFRI 1986-1990, 112pp.

1992

40

15

No. 52

The Indian Mackerel Restrelliger kanagurta(Cuvier)-an annotated bibliography, 126pp.

1992

45

15

No. 53

Mariculture research under the Postgraduate programme in Mariculture, Part- 2,176pp.

1993

40

15

No. 54

Mariculture research under the Postgraduate programme in Mariculture, Part-3, 155pp.

1993

35

10

No. 55

Mariculture research under the Postgraduate programme in Mariculture, Part -4, 134pp.

1993

30

10

No. 56

Mariculture research under the Postgraduate programme in Mariculture, Part -5, 154pp.

1993

35

10

No. 57

Hatchery techniques and culture of seacucumber Holothuria scabra, 40pp.

1994

40

15

No. 58

An annotated bibliography on seacucumbers, 92pp.

1994

30

10

No. 59**

A hand-book on Indian sea-cucumbers, 47pp. (xerox copy)

1994

40

15

No. 60**

Shrimp feed formulation and feed management, 16pp.(xerox copy)

1994

15

5

No. 61

Mariculture research under the Postgraduate programme in Mariculture, Part -6, 123pp.

1995

35

10

No. 62

Economically important seaweeds, 38pp.

1995

70

25

No. 63**

Manual on pearl oyster seed production, farming and pearl culture, 53pp. (xerox copy)

1995

30

10

No. 64

A manual on bioassays in the laboratory and their techniques, 75pp.

1995

40

15

No. 65

Report of the special scientific team to andaman and Nicobar Islands to give research support areas in fisheries, 40pp.

1996

35

10

No. 66

Taransportation of live finfishes and shellfishes, 43pp.

1997

90

30

No. 67

Status of research in marine fisheries and mariculture, 35pp.

1997

175

60

No. 68

Bibliography Part - 3 : The Publications by the staff of CMFRI 1991-1995, 102pp.

1998

50

15

No. 69

Heavy metal toxicity in the estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems of India, 121pp.

2000

40

15

No. 70

Pelagic sharks in the Indian seas - Their exploitation, Trade, Management and Conservation, 95pp.

2000

40

15

No. 71* Elasmobranch Fisheries of India - An appraisal, 76pp. 2002

70

25

No. 72* Marine Ornamental Fish Resources of Lakshadweep, 134pp. 2002

600

100


*  New

** Out of Stock. However, Xerox copies can be made available at actual cost plus postage


List of CMFRI BULLETINS 

No. 28

Coastal aquaculture : Marine prawn culture: part 1: Larval development of Indian penaeid prawns, 90pp.

1979

15

5

No. 29

Coastal aquaculture : Mussel farming : progress and prospects, 56pp.

1980

10

5

No. 30A

 

Proceedings of the seminar on the role of small-scale fisheries and coastal aquacuture in integrated rural development, 6-7 December 1978, Madras, 203pp.

1981

35

10

No. 30B

Present status of small-scale fisheries in India and a few neighbouring countries, 89pp.

1981

15

5

No. 31

Coastal zone management: Mudbanks of Kerala coast, 74pp.

1984

15

5

No. 32

Resources of tunas and related species and their fisheries in the Indian Ocean,174pp.

1982

35

10

No. 33

Fishery resources of the Exclusive economic Zone of the northwest coast of India, 86pp.

1982

15

5

No. 34

Mariculture potential of Andaman and Nicobar Islands An indicative survey, 108pp.

1983

25

10

No. 35

Sea turtle research and conservation, 82pp.

1984

20

5

No. 36

Tuna fishery of the Exclusive Economic zone of India, 216pp.

1985

50

15

No. 37

Cephalopod bionomics, fisheries and resources of the Exclusive Economic Zone of India, 195pp.

1986

50

15

No. 40

Marine catfish resources of India : Exploitation and prospects, 94pp.

1987

25

10

No. 41

Seaweed research and utlization in India, 116pp.

1987

30

10

No. 42
Part I

National seminar on shellfish resources and farming Tuticorin, 19-21 January 1987, Session I, 238pp.

1988

60

20

No. 42
Part II

National seminar on shellfish resources and farming Tuticorin, 19-21 January 1987, Session II-IV, 212pp.

1988

55

20

No. 43

 

Marine living resources of the Union territory of Lakshadweep An indicative survey with suggestions for development, 256pp.

1989

70

25

No. 44

Part I

Proceedings national symposium on research and development in marine fisheries, Mandapam Camp, 16-18 september, 1987. sessions I & II, 296pp.

1989

80

25

No. 44
Part II

Proceedings national symposium on research and development in marine fisheries, Mandapam Camp, 16-18 september, 1987. sessions III & IV, 183pp.

1989

50

15

No. 44

Part III

Proceedings national symposium on research and development in marine fisheries, Mandapam Camp,
16-18 september, 1987. sessions V - VII, 193pp.

1990

60

20

No. 45

Monsoon fisheries of the west coast of India : Prospects, problems and management, 259pp.

1992

95

30

No. 46

Proceedings of the national workshop on Beche-de-mer, 113pp.

1994

70

25

No. 47

Perch fisheries in India, 137pp.

1994

75

25

No. 48

Artificial reefs and seafarming technologies, 126pp.

1996

160

55

No. 1-27, 38 and 39 are out of stock.

Books

Sl.No.

Title

Year

Price

Indian Rs.

US $

1.

Proceeding of the symposium on living resources of the seas around India, 748pp.

1973

(out of stock)

2.

Marine Biodiversity: Conservation and Management, 205pp.

1996

300

30

3.

Kadalekum Kanivukal, 180pp.(Malayalam)

1998

70

--

4.

Marine Fisheries Research and Management, 914pp.

2000

500

75

5.*

Management of Scombroid Fisheries, 280pp. 2002 300 100
                       *  New
Sl.No Name of the Publications Periodicity Latest No.
1 Marine Fisheries Research Information Quarterly 171
2 CMFRI News letter Half 94
3 CMFRI Annual Report Yearly 2000-2001
4 CMFRI Special Publication Irregular 73
5 CMFRI Bulletin Irregular 48
6 Indian Journal of Fisheries, 4No./Vol Yearly 49

The Director
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
P.B. No. 1603, Dr. Salim Ali Road,
Tatapuram P.O., Cochin - 682 014
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