This book is prepared for considering the graduate and post-graduate students those study Fish and Fishery Science and Zoology in College and University level. The authors of this book have taught Pisciculture and aquarium keeping at graduate level for many years and fishery science at post-graduate level. This is an ideal text book for zoology students with specialization in Pisciculture and Aquarium Keeping. The authors are doing research from many years in the areas of fish reproductive physiology, induced breeding of fishes, culture, management of fish farm, culture of various ornamental fishes in aquarium and their induced breeding. This book is mainly divided into two parts, first part Pisciculture consists of rearing, biology, physiology, management of fresh water fish farm, brackish water farm, various methods of fish culture, sewage culture, induced breeding technique of various fishes, harvesting marketing, fish seed production technology and transportation etc. Part Second Aquarium Keeping mainly consists of culture of various ornamental fishes in aquarium at home, their biology, physiology, breeding, construction of aquarium, maintenance of aquarium etc. This book will also useful for those who are developing fish farm, culture of ornamental fishes at home. The authors tried to collect up to date information and compiled in the form of a book to gain the students maximum information.
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Contents Part I: Pisciculture; Chapter 1: Introduction and Classification of Fish Culture; Chapter 2: Morphology and Anatomy of Any Cultivable Fish (Catla, Rohu, Mrigal); Chapter 3: Fish Breeding; Chapter 4: Hatcheries and their Management; Chapter 5: Rearing of Spawn and Transport of Fish Seed; Chapter 6: Design and Construction of Freshwater Fish Farm; Chapter 7: Physiochemical Properties of Freshwater; Chapter 8: Physicochemical Characteristic of Soil; Chapter 9: Pond Fertilization; Chapter 10: Predatory and Weed Fishes and their Control; Chapter 11: Aquatic Insects and their Control; Chapter 12: Aquatic Weeds and their Control; Chapter 13: Fish Diseases and their Control; Chapter 14: Food and Feeding Habits of Freshwater Culturable Fishes; Chapter 15: Fish Nutrition; Chapter 16: Productivity of Freshwater Fish Pond; Chapter 17: Management of Freshwater Fish Pond; Chapter 18: Economics of Composite Fish Culture; Chapter 19: Culture of Exotic Fishes; Chapter 20: Methods of Pisciculture; Chapter 21: Fish Farming with Livestock; Chapter 22: Brackish Water Fish Culture; Chapter 23: Harvesting and Marketing of Fishes; Part I: Aquarium Keeping; Chapter 24: Aquarium Fishes and Plants; Chapter 25: Design, Construction and Materials Used in Home and Public Aquaria; Chapter 26: Common Diseases of Aquarium Fishes and their Diagnosis and Treatment