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Bighead carp: Aristichthys nobilis

Bighead carp [Aristichthys nobilis] is the natural inhabitant of different types of fresh water bodies of south-east Asia especially China. It was introduced in our country from Nepal in 1981.

Same as Silver carp, this fish dominantly utilize the surface layer of the pond for food. Bighead carps have a faster growth rate than silver carp or the catla and it competes with catla for …read more