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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part B

Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar Upazila under Habigonj district, Bangladesh


Author(s): Nur Sabrina Siddiqua, M Shahab Uddin, Golam Shakil Ahamed, MD Tariqul Alam and Tanwi Dey

Abstract: The experiment was conducted to assess the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar upazila under Habigonj district for a period of six months from January 2018 to June 2018. The study revealed that maximum number of fish farmers (56%) was remaining between age group of 41-60 years, primary educated (38%), lived in joint family (72%) and majority (47%) had 5-6 family members. It was also found that maximum fish farmers had tin shed household (69%), used semi pacca toilet and used to go upazila health complex for treatment. Maximum fish farmers (90%) cultured fish in polyculture system where most of the ponds belong to multi ownership (39%) and the majority pond size was 0.05-0.50 ha (63%). Most of the fish farmers (46%) got their annual income as BDT 50,001-1,50,000 per year. Present study also identifies some important constraints to fish culture system in the study area.

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Nur Sabrina Siddiqua, M Shahab Uddin, Golam Shakil Ahamed, MD Tariqul Alam, Tanwi Dey. Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar Upazila under Habigonj district, Bangladesh. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2019;7(4):105-109.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies