Project Sea Bass- Completed Sucessfully
RELEASE A CAPTIVE SEA BASS IN THE OCEAN
The captive fishing net cages of Kovalam has healthy sea bass males, it’s a commercially and economically sustainable fish growing project. Along with donors like you, we release numerous individuals into the wild so they can go and populate the otherwise declining population of Sea Bass in the Bay of Bengal. You can release a healthy individual for a minimum donation of Rs. 480.
Importance of Sea Bass in the wild
Barramundi are predators and prey They help support pelicans and file snakes, among other possible predators, as well as controlling the population’s species on which they prey.
Lates calcarifer is serially hermaphroditic with males reaching maturity at 37 to 72 cm and changing into females starting at 73 cm, at around five years, three to five years, or six to eight years depending on the source Males mature at three to five years, but this study was conducted in cage farmed fish, which may have different maturation times than wild fish. Some male specimens do get larger than 73 cm. The transition from male to female is short, lasting as little as a week, and may not occur in all individuals.