International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 234

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Production and marketing systems of farmed tilapia in China

Tilapia has become one of the major species of aquatic products in close link with both domestic and international markets. Nowadays, the demand for fish and fisheries product has being exacerbated by the continued increase in human population the world over. This was due to the fact that global captured fishery was declining following the increased human exploitation for the commercially important...

Author(s):   Matlala Moloko P., Kpundeh Mathew D., and Yuan Yongming,

February 2013

Utilization of the earthworm, Eudrilus eugeniae in the diet of Heteroclarias fingerlings

The earthworm, Eudrilus eugeniae was cultured for 12 weeks and its meal utilized as a replacement for fish meal in the diet of fingerlings of the mud catfish hybrid (♂Heterobranchus longifilis X â™€Clarias gariepinus) called Heteroclarias. Two hundred and seventy adult E.eugeniae were cultured in three substrates: Soil, cellulose, or a mixture of cellulose and soil. The worms...

Author(s): C. O. Monebi and A. A. A. Ugwumba    

March 2013

Comparative growth performance of male and female freshwater prawn Macrobrachium tenellum (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) cultured in tropical earthen ponds

The purpose of the present study was to determine the performance growth and yield of male and female Macrobrachium tenellum, cultured in earthen ponds. A total of 6 earthen ponds containing 1,400 ± 50.0 m2 of water and a depth of 0.85 m were used. A total of 19,600 juvenileM. tenellum were introduced into each pond to a stocking density of 14 org m-2. The final length, final weight, specific...

Author(s): Jesús T. Ponce-Palafox, Fermín López Uriostegui, Mario Alfredo Benítez Maldujano, Sergio Castillo Vargasmachuca, Aurelio Benítez Valles, Julio Gómez Gurrola and José Luis Arredondo-Figueroa