Article published the October 28, 2016
Among the many species of the genus Clarias, only Clarias gariepinus is recognized for its potential for aquaculture (Janssen, 1990). The fish is native to Africa but it has been introduced and cultured in several countries in Asia, Europe and South America (Verreth et al., 1993). The fish possesses most of the biological criteria desired in an aquaculture fish species such as; it ...
Article published the April 30, 2014
Among the penaeid shrimp, the giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon), which inhibits the coasts of Australia, South Asia, South East Asia and East Africa, is the most farmed species(Coman et al., 2007). It is a euryhaline species and grows well in salinities ranging from 15 to 30 ppt and it is hardy and not readily stressed by handling(Bray and Lawrence, 1998). However, the dominance of ...
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