International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C
Pond fish culture in Southwestern Bangladesh: An overview of the post stocking management practicesAuthor(s):
Md. Anwar Hossain Mondal, Kulsum Begum, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Zinat Fatima Mitul, Shaharior Hossen and Mir Mohammad AliAbstract:
The post stocking control mechanism of pond fish culture in Abyaynagar, Manirampur, Bagherpara and Chaugacha Upazila under Jessore district was observed from May to November 2016 by interviewing 200 fish farmers. It reflects, majority farmer (56%) cultured tilapia fish but only 3% cultured Shrimp/Prawn. The highest stocking density (63%) was found 100 to 200 fry/decimal having 0.5 to 2.0 cm (72%) fingerling size with directly grow out pond stocking (52%). About 58% framer used balance feed with broadcasting method in the morning feeding (77%) only. Most of the farmers did not exchange water (58%) and can’t culture properly (66%) due to lack of money. Only 7% farmers went to the government fisheries officials where 40% went to chemical shopkeepers for getting tips if any problems took place. It’s therefore, important to offer with institutional and organizational helps, credit and extension services for sustainable fish production in the Southwestern Bangladesh.Pages: 170-173 | 532 Views 34 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Md. Anwar Hossain Mondal, Kulsum Begum, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Zinat Fatima Mitul, Shaharior Hossen and Mir Mohammad Ali. Pond fish culture in Southwestern Bangladesh: An overview of the post stocking management practices. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2018; 6(1): 170-173.