Author(s): Kumar Sanu, Md Jawaid Equabal

Email(s): kumarsanu742@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2988.2023.00017   

Address: Kumar Sanu, Md Jawaid Equabal
Research Scholar, Jai Prakash University, Chapra, Department of Zoology, ZA Islamia PG College, Siwan (Bihar)
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
This study compared variation in water quality and fish growth for catfish (Clarias batrachus; 47g/fish) stocked in pond 1 (5.6 fish/m2, 14,820/ha) and in pond 2 as 12.6 fish/m2 density to 210 day study period. Feed input and culture environment affected water-quality dynamics. In pond 1, phytoplankton uptake predominated and little nitrification occurred, whereas in the pond 2 phytoplankton uptake and nitrification maintained low ammonia-nitrogen concentrations. Size classes of fish were skewed toward the larger market sizes in pond 1 and toward smaller market sizes in the pond 2 during the study period. Mean final fish weight was 630g/fish in pond 1 and 542g/fish in the pond 2 system. Despite these differences, fish yield was higher in the pond 2 system (7.7kg/m3 v. 1.5kg/m3) because of the greater initial stocking rate.


Cite this article:
Kumar Sanu, Md Jawaid Equabal. Water quality and Catfish (Clarias batrachus) production in selected ponds of Siwan district. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2023; 15(2):99-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2023.00017

Cite(Electronic):
Kumar Sanu, Md Jawaid Equabal. Water quality and Catfish (Clarias batrachus) production in selected ponds of Siwan district. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2023; 15(2):99-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2023.00017   Available on: https://rjstonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-15-2-5


REFERENCES:
1.    Johnson K, Engle C and Wagner B (2014): Comparative economics of U.S. catfish production strategies: Evidence from a cross-sectional survey. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 45:279–289.
2.    Brown TW, Tucker CS and Rutland BL (2016): Performance evaluation of four different methods for circulating water in commercial-scale, split-pond aquaculture systems. Aquacultural Engineering 70:33–41.
3.    Brune DE, Schwartz G, Eversole AG, Collier JA and Schwedler TE (2004): Partitioned aquaculture systems. In Biology and culture of channel catfish (Ed: CS Tucker and JA Hargreaves), 561–584. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
4.    Hargreaves JA (2006): Photosynthetic suspended-growth systems in aquaculture. Aquacultural Engineering 34:344–363.
5.    Green BW (2010): Effect of channel catfish stocking rate on yield and water quality in an intensive, mixed suspended-growth production system. North American Journal of Aquaculture 72:97–106.
6.    Genfa Z and Dasgupta PK (1989): Fluorometric measurement of aqueous ammonium ion in a flow injection system. Analytical Chemistry 61:408–412.
7.    Lloyd SW and Tucker CS (1988): Comparison of three solvent systems for extraction of chlorophyll a from fish pond phytoplankton communities. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 19:36–40.
8.    Schrader KK, Green BW and Perschbacher PW (2011): Development of phytoplankton communities and common off-flavors in a biofloc technology system used for the culture of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquacultural Engineering 45:118–126.
9.    Vander Ploeg M and Tucker CS (1993): Seasonal trends in flavor quality of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, from commercial ponds in Mississippi. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 3:121–140.
10.    Boyd CE and Tucker CS (1998): Pond aquaculture water quality management. Boston: Kluwer.
11.    Torrans EL (2005): Effect of oxygen management on culture performance of channel catfish in earthen ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture 67:275–288.
12.    Hargreaves JA (1998): Nitrogen biogeochemistry of aquaculture ponds. Aquacultural Engineering 166:181–212.
13.    Hargreaves JA and Tucker CE (1996): Evidence for control of water quality in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus ponds by phytoplankton biomass and sediment oxygenation. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 27:21–29.
14.    Tucker CS and Vander Ploeg M (1993): Seasonal changes in water quality in commercial channel catfish ponds in Mississippi. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 24:473–481.
15.    Ray AJ, Dillon KS and Lotz JM (2011): Water quality dynamics and shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) production in intensive, mesohaline culture systems with two levels of biofloc management. Aquacultural Engineering 45:127–136.
16.    Hargreaves JA and Kucuk S (2001): Effects of diel un-ionized ammonia fluctuation on juvenile hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, and blue tilapia. Aquaculture 195:163–181.
17.    Gross A, Boyd CE and Wood CW (2000): Nitrogen transformations and balance in channel catfish ponds. Aquacultural Engineering 24:1–14.
18.    Masuda K and Boyd CE (1994): Chemistry of sediment pore water in aquaculture ponds built on clayey Ultisols at Auburn, Alabama. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 25:396–404.
19.    Baumgarner BL, Schwedler TE, Eversole AG, Brune DE and Collier JA (2005): Production characteristics of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, stocked at two densities in the Partitioned Aquaculture System. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 17:75–83.
20.    Li MH, Manning BB, Robinson EH and Bosworth BG (2003): Effect of dietary protein concentration and stocking density on production characteristics of pond-raised channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 34:147–155.
21.    Huss M, Byström P and Persson L (2008): Resource heterogeneity, diet shifts and intra-cohort competition: Effects on size divergence in YOY fish. Oecologia 158:249–257.
22.    Li MH, Manning BB, Robinson EH and Bosworth BG (2004): Effects of dietary protein concentration on production characteristics of pond-raised channel catfish fed once daily or once every other day to satiation. North American Journal of Aquaculture 66:184–190.
23.    Green BW and Rawles SD (2011): Comparative production of channel catfish and channel × blue hybrid catfish subjected to two minimum dissolved oxygen concentrations. North American Journal of Aquaculture 73:311–319.
24.    Wiese N, Engle C, Trimpey J, Quagrainie K and Green B (2006): Reducing catfish farm losses due to dockages assessed by processing plants. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 37:60–73.
25.    Tiwary CB, Thakur Kamalakant and Tiwari SK (2012): Effect of Water quality and food conditions upon Growth and Survival of Clarias batrachus (catfish). Journal of Fisheries Society of India, 45 (1): 53-56.

Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): S. Sharma, Vikas Kumar Jain, Himanshu Shekhar Kar

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Raghav M. , Biswas P.

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ashwani Awasthi, Shashi Kant Tripathi, Ashok Kumar Tiwari

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2018.00019.0         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Lal Babu Prasad Yadav, Ajay Singh

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2017.00046.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Aisha Auwal, Jibrin Ashiru Ibrahim, Vimlendu Bhushan Sinha

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2016.00010.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Sajad Abdul-Geni Abdullah, Naeem Shanad Hammadi, Yasser Wassfi Ouda

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2018.00001.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Rahul R. Biswas, Tripti R. Biswas

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2017.00113.9         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Sandhya Mittal, Nidhi Rao, Sudhanshu, Ekta Menghani

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Suman Sharma, Y. K. Walia

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2017.00033.X         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Dubey R.D, Paroha S., Wani V.K., Pandey A.K., Sahu P.K., Verma S., Daharwal S.J.

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): S.S. Padmapriya , S. Venkatalakshmi

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Sharwan Kumar Dixit, Ashok Kumar Tiwari, Surya Kant Chaturvedi

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988.2015.00024.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Research Journal of Science and Technology (RJST) is an international, peer-reviewed journal, devoted to science and technology...... Read more >>>

RNI: Not Available                     
DOI: 10.5958/2349-2988 


Recent Articles




Tags