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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A

Impacts of climate change on pond fish farming in Amtoli, Borguna, Bangladesh


Author(s): Md. Abdul Halim, Debashis Kumar Mondal, M. A. Salam and Md. Shahdat Hossain

Abstract: The present study was carried out to understand the impacts of climate changes on pond fish farming in Gulishakhali Union, Amtoli, Borguna from January to June, 2012. The main components of climate change that would impact the ponds fish farming includes high temperature, less rainfall, salinity intrusion, seasonal fluctuation and prolonged drought. Most of the fish ponds (47%) were moderate size and majority of pond fish farmers (35%) had 6 to 10 years’ experience. For high temperature the main problems faced by pond fish farmers were disease out-break (33%) and insufficient water in the ponds (29%). The key problem caused by less rainfall was lower growth of fishes (54%). Most of the farmers (39%) changed their profession due to salinity intrusion. For seasonal fluctuation, major problem faced by fish farmers were lower fish production (45%).The main problem due to prolong drought was reduced egg production (43%).

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How to cite this article:
Md. Abdul Halim, Debashis Kumar Mondal, M. A. Salam, Md. Shahdat Hossain. Impacts of climate change on pond fish farming in Amtoli, Borguna, Bangladesh. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2017;5(2):38-41.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies