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Textbook of Aquariculture
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Ahilan, B. and Felix, N. and Santhanam, R.
x+157p., 16 col. plts., figs., tabls., ind., 23 cm
First Published, 2008
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Weight :  386 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2017
 

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ISBN: 9788170355250
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 995.00  

This book is a comprehensive guide and deals with the culture and breeding of freshwater ornamental fishes. The present status of ornamental fish farming and new technologies on the breeding and culture of ornamental fishes have also been aptly dealt with. A wide range of aspects such as, construction of aquarium, important ornamental fishes and their breeding, ornamental aquatic plants, preparation of feed and feeding management, water quality management and disease management have been described in detail. It is hoped that this publication presented in an easy-to-read style with a number of photographs and illustrations would be of great use to all students who have fisheries in their curriculum and also a standard guide for the researchers, entrepreneurs and ornamental fish farmers.

Contents Chapter 1: Ornamental Fish Culture: An Introduction
Chapter 2: Design and Construction of Ornamental Fish Tank
Chapter 3: Accessories Used for Aquariculture Unit
Chapter 4: Setting Up of an Aquarium
Chapter 5: Commercially Important Ornamental Fishes
Chapter 6: Breeding of Live-bearers
Chapter 7: Breeding of Egg-layers
Chapter 8: Ornamental Aquatic Plants
Chapter 9: Feed and Feeding Management in Ornamental Fish Culture
Chapter 10: Water Quality Management
Chapter 11: Ornamental Fish Diseases
Chapter 12: Transportation of Ornamental Fishes
Chapter 13: Economics of Ornamental Fish Culture

Dr. B. Ahilan is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi. He did his Ph.D. in the breeding and culture of goldfish (Carassius auratus). He has published 30 research and 60 popular articles related to ornamental fish culture. He has recognized and coordinated several training programmes in ornamental fish culture for the benefit of fish farmers, rural folks and entrepreneurs.
Dr. N. Felix is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi. He has published 25 research papers and 50 popular articles in different aspects of aquaculture including fish nutrition.
Dr. R. Santhanam is the Ex-Dean of Fisheries of Research College and Research Institute, Thoothokudi and has published 7 textbook on fisheries including 3 on aquaculture.

   

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