Exp. No.

Dose to female (ml/kg  Bw)

Dose to male (ml/kg b w)

No. of Male Sacrificed (n)

No. of Female (n)

Male Avg. Weight (g)

Female Avg. Weight (g)

Latency period (hr)

Total number of Eggs stripped out

Fertilized eggs

Fertilization (%)

Number of Hatchlings

Hatching (%)

Survival %

1

1.0

0.5

8

10

120 ± 6.75

160 ±10.5

16a ±1

4265a ± 36

3615a ± 22

72.8*± 1.3

2515c ± 110

60.7a

56.0a ± 2.56

2

2.0

1.0

6

10

18b ± 2

4354b ±23

3716b ± 69

70.6* ± 1.5

2673d ± 122

55.3b

 

54.0a ± 3.17

* Same Superscript denotes no significant difference between them; Different superscript denotes significant difference between them (between a, b and * &**: p < 0.05; between c, d: p > 0.01). The data are based on the means (± SE) of pools in each group.
Table 2: Reproductive performance of Clarias batrachus induced bred with Ovaprim
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