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Textbook of Aquariculture

B Ahilan (Author) N. Felix (Author) R. Santhannam (Author)
Synopsis This Textbook of Aquariculture 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 tanks, maintenance 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 the curriculum and also a standard guide for the researchers entrepreneurs and ornamental fish farmers.
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About the authors

B Ahilan

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 completed a research project on culture and breeding of discus (Symphysodon discus) in captivity. He has published 30 research and 60 popular articles. Related to ornamental fish culture. He has organized and coordinated several training programmes in ornamental fish culture for the benefit of fish farmers, rural folks and entrepreneurs.

N. Felix

Dr. N. Felix is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries College and research Institute, Thoothukudi. He has published. He has published 25 research articles and 50 popular articles in different aspects of aquaculture including fish nutrition.

R. Santhannam

Dr. R. Santhanam is the Ex- dean of Fisheries College and research Institute, Thoothukudi and has published 7 textbooks on fisheries including 3 on aquaculture.

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Bibliographic information

Title Textbook of Aquariculture
Format Hardcover
Date published: 16.01.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170355250
length x+158p., Tables; Figures; Plates; Index; 23cm.