Category: Aquaculture | Costal and marine

Culture of Mud Crab, Scylla serrata

Dyke is protected with bamboo and net made fence in inner side

Dyke is protected with bamboo and net made fence in inner side

Introduction: The feasibility of culturing crabs has received attention in some countries …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Pen Culture in Boral River, Bagatipara, Natore

Fencing in the river during pen culture 01

Fencing in the river during pen culture 01

Pen culture is started in the river Boral of Bagatipara Upazila, Natore, under the project “Fisheries Development and Management of Sora and Beel in West Region of the Country”. This project is formally remained from 2006 in Bagatipara. Now …read more

Category: Quality control | Technology

Implements of HACCP in Prawn Culture in Bangladesh

Background: The need for an effective food safety assurance method (HACCP)

Food borne diseases remain one of the most widespread public health problems in the contemporary world. The increasing incidents of many foods borne illness (i.e. Salmonellosis) in many regions of the world. Increasing awareness of the economic consequences of food borne diseases. Increasing consumers’ awareness of food safety. Emerging food borne pathogens. Low price of exported prawns in international …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Culture of a prohibited species: African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

In Bangladesh, African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) was imported in 1989 from Thailand by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock (MOFL), Bangladesh for profitable aquaculture. But the entire hypothesis got practically useless in the contest of Bangladesh within a few years. In the primary experimental period, the scientists acclaimed …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Fish culture in ponds and rice-fields by the poor Adivasi households in northwest and northern Bangladesh

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

Background: Adivasis are found far from the main stream development in Bangladesh. Unfortunately efforts neither on the proven aquaculture technology for ponds and rice fields nor the suitable approach like FFS (Farmers Field School) are taken …read more