Domestic marketing of aquaculture produce
Two case studies were taken up to evaluate the opportunities available for sustaining brackishwater aquaculture sector by bringing a shift in focus from export to domestic consumption.The Sundarbans of West Bengal and Ernakulam district of Kerala were the sites chosen for this study.
The average sale prices collected from the market intermediaries in Howrah and Kakdwip fish markets are depicted.There was a wide variation in the price of tiger shrimp due to variation in size/count per kilogram. The demand for hilsa and sea bass peaked during festival seasons. Though large quantities of Indian