Intensive Rearing of Mono-Sex Nile Tilapia and Silver Carp

Forum: Intensive Rearing of Mono-Sex Nile Tilapia and Silver Carp Under Mono-or Poyculture Systems at different Stocking Densities in Floating Net Cages

Published on: 07/05/2011
Author/s : A.M. Abdelhamid
ABSTRACTAn experiment was carried out for 6 months on rearing Nile tilapia and silver carp, whether under monoculture or polyculture at different stocking densities. Four floating net cages (10 x 10 x 3 m) were used. The obtained results revealed that the best treatment was the monoculture of all males mono-sex  Nile tilapia (10000 fish of 10g each/cage) followed by that of polyculture (5000 ...
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July 5, 2011

Tilapia culture in floating net cage is now a common practice all around the world. but Silver carp with Tilapia in net cage is a bit difficult as because Phytoplankton is essential for proper growth of silver carp. if it will be rared in a cage with floating feed then what will be the feed competition among the two different species. I think It should be trial more.

Md. Zahangir Alom
Assistant Director
Regional Fisheries & Livestock Developmentl component- Barisa

September 13, 2011
may be selling carp away from egypt (export) may put other conclusions.
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