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: Exotic fishes | Fishes | Freshwater Fishes | Resource

Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Common carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Synonyms: Cyprinus carpio: Linnaeus, 1758. C. carpio intha: Annandale, 1918.

Common name: Common carp (English name)

Bangla name: Common carp and Japani rui

Taxonomic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Osteichthyes Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Sub family: Cyprininae Genus: Cyprinus Species: C. carpio Variety: …read more

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Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio var. communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Scale carp or [Scientific name: Cyprinus carpio var. communis] is a native species of temperate region of Asia, especially China. But now it is introduced as a cultivated carp species throughout the world. It is also known as scale carp this country. It is …read more