Category: Aquaculture | Hatchery

Compound S-GnRHa Hormone: A Great Potential in Commercial Fish Seed Production

Packet of imported Compound S-GnRHa

Packet of imported Compound S-GnRHa

Bangladesh is world’s one of the largest delta of three major river system i.e. the Ganga, the Jamuna and the Brahmaputra. Water resources are considered as bless of the Almighty for Bangladesh. There is enough …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Fry and Brood | Hatchery | Resource | Trade

Brood banks in Bangladesh

In general, brood bank is a place (hatchery or farm) where brood fishes are available. Under the project “Establishment of the brood bank” by government of Bangladesh, two brood banks were established in each division of the country where quality broods can be found. In these brood banks, brood fishes are produced from natural spawns and distributed to other government and non-government hatcheries at minimum costs.

List of brood banks, …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater | Hatchery

Nursery management of Labeo calbasu at Raipur Fish Hatchery, Laxmipur

Sampling

Sampling

The Labeo calbasu (Hamilton, 1822) is a threatened fish species (present status: Endangered) in Bangladesh due to the loss of habitats (IUCN Bangladesh, 2000). Successful artificial or induced breeding can be a good option to conserve this species. However, nursing of new born fry is an important step in …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater | Hatchery

Common Carp Nursery Pond Management

Nursery ponds are very important for producing fish seeds/fingerlings. Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) nursery pond management in Rajshahi city was observed for a period of 6 months in 2009. Findings are briefly described here.

Pre-stocking management:

Pond collection: Majority farmer collected ponds through lease system. Lease duration was generally 3 years and pond collection cost was reasonable. Bottom and dyke repair: Bottom and dyke were repaired carefully before stocking the …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater | Hatchery

Brood stock and breeding management of fin fish hatcheries of Rajshahi district

Stripping technique of brood fish

Stripping technique of brood fish

Hatchery is one of the main sources of fry for fish culture and about 98% fry of the country is produced by the hatcheries (Amin, 2002). It seems that the establishment of new hatcheries is playing an active role in the fish production of Bangladesh. …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater | Hatchery

Essential components of finfish hatcheries of Rajshahi district

Overhead Tank

Overhead Tank

Rajshahi is one of the richest districts of Bangladesh in respect of its vast, divers and unique fisheries resources. There are 9 upazillas in Rajshahi district. Total pond area of Rajshahi district is 7,729 ha which is 2.53% of total pond area of Bangladesh (3,05,025 ha). Where as total fish production of ponds of Rajshahi district is 25,576 MT …read more