PLANKTON ASSEMBLAGE AND WATER QUALITY OF ANWAI RIVER

CHAPTER ONE 1.1   INTRODUCTION Plankton is the foundation of the oceans food wed the word plankton comes from a Greek word plankton which means drifting  plankton are organism drifting in column  of the oceans seas and bodies of fresh water. Plankton are made of both plant origin (phytoplankton) and animal origin (zooplankton) however they form […]

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STUDY ON THE PRELIMINARY KNOWLEDGE OF AQUACULTURE

STUDY ON THE PRELIMINARY KNOWLEDGE OF AQUACULTURE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Aquaculture according to FAO (1997) is defined as the farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants up to final commercial production in selected or controlled environment. The rapid growth in the culture fisheries sector contrasts with the […]

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COMPARATIVE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF AFRICAN CATFISH (Clarias gariepinus) FINGERLINGS OFFERED DIFFERENT TARGET DIETS

ABSTRACT Aquaculture production is considered the future global solution to declining wild fish capture. However, insufficient production of fish due to lack of affordable quality feeds is a major challenge in aquaculture development. This study investigated the growth performance of fingerlings of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fed on experimental diets from sun-dried termites (Macrotermes subhylanus), […]

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