Sale of cobia, a marine edible fish, launched by Fisheries College and Research Institute, attracted a lot of consumers.
Under the banner ‘Sale of Pond Cultured Live Marine Fish Cobia,’ the consumers were exposed to healthy eating.
N. Felix, Principal Investigator of the project on ‘export oriented marine value chain for farmed seafood production using Cobia through rural entrepreneurship,’ said that this maiden event in India had evoked a good response
“While sale of live marine fish is a common phenomenon in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand and in China, it is a maiden event in India," he pointed out. With technological advancements, cobia was being farmed in ponds and sea floating cages under required standards to comply with domestic and international market.