Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Production and Economics of Fish Farming in Irrigated Rice Field in Drought Prone Barind Areas of Rajshahi

Ditch excavation

Ditch excavation

Introduction: Changes in surface water availability are the most obvious threats to farmers in drought prone areas. Barind tract (undulating uplands with red/yellow clay soils of northwest Bangladesh) is considered as one of the low output zones in terms of agricultural production. In addition to …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Impact of environmental fluctuation on fish production of seasonal ponds in Rajshahi areas

Decrease water level in Grow-out ponds

Decrease water level in Grow-out ponds

Background:

Climate change is considered as one of the important themes in recent years worldwide. Fisheries sector contributes to improve the rural livelihood which is threatened by climate change that decreases production, affects …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Carp-prawn polyculture in Charghat of Rajshahi: A new dimension in aquaculture of Northern Bangladesh

carp-prawn polyculture farm

carp-prawn polyculture farm

A case study is conducted on Gaora village of Charghat Upazila of Rajshahi to visit a carp-prawn polyculture pilot project, which added a new achievement in the aquaculture sector of the northern Bangladesh. During the case study, the very first prawn farm …read more

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Crocodile Farming in Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Young crocodiles in the tank

Young crocodiles in the tank

Crocodile is a reptilian animal. It is found almost all over the world except Europe. Crocodiles were originated about 17.5 crore years ago and it has been a part of biodiversity in different geographical location through out the world (Mazid and Hossain. 2004.). There are 23 crocodilian species …read more

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Integrated Fish Farming: Rice-Fish

Rice-Fish Culture plot

Rice-Fish Culture plot

Intro: Integrated fish farming is a technique of fish culture with other organisms (animal/s or plant/s). Major objective of this technique is to get maximum output through involving minimum input supply in minimum time duration. Rice-Fish farming is the culture of rice-fish in a same piece of land. In Bangladesh, number of fishpond may …read more

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Site Selection for Freshwater Aquaculture

Introduction: A good habitat is an essential factor for all the animals in the world as well as fishes. Fishes like all other rearing or cultured animals require some basic essentials and better and suitable environment for living is one of the most important requirement to continue life smoothly which is ultimately increase the biomass and finally turned into good production or yield. In aquaculture, site selection is a vital …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Freshwater Prawn Farming in Gher: A Study Based on Monirampur Upazila of Jessore District

A culture plot for freshwater prawn farming

A culture plot for freshwater prawn farming

Gher is modified rice field (usually situated in flood plain) comprising a trench around the rice field and built up dikes to maintain a depth of around 1 meter in the trench. Farming of prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) is became popular in south …read more