Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

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

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

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

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

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Fresh Water Prawn Farming: A Seed of Hope for the Northern Bangladesh

fresh prawn farming

Freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) has become an important subject in recent years to the rural peoples for their livelihood, to the enterprises and exporters for raw materials and to the researchers for searching new technologies suitable for the different climatic zones of Bangladesh. The production technology of prawn polyculture is …read more