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Research Article

Breeding and Larval Rearing of Asian Catfish, Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758) on Live and Artificial Feed

Prem Prakash Srivastava1*, Sudhir Raizada1, Rajesh Dayal1, Shipra Chowdhary1, Wazir Singh Lakra1,2, Akhilesh Kumar Yadav3, Priya Sharma1 and Jyoti Gupta1
1National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Canal Ring Road, Telibagh, Lucknow – 226 002, UP, India
2Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Panch Marg, Off Yari Road, Versova, Mumbai - 400 061, India
3Aquaculture Research and Training Unit, National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Chinhat Faizabad Raod, Lucknow – 227 105, UP, India
Corresponding Author : Prem Prakash Srivastava
National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Canal Ring Road
Telibagh, Lucknow – 226 002, UP, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received April 03, 2012; Accepted May 14, 2012; Published May 23, 2012
Citation: Srivastava PP, Raizada S, Dayal R, Chowdhary S, Lakra WS et al. (2012) Breeding and Larval Rearing of Asian Catfish, Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758) on Live and Artificial Feed. J Aquacult Res Dev 3:134. doi:10.4172/2155-9546.1000134
Copyright: © 2012 Srivastava PP, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Abstract

A study was conducted to observe the breeding and larval rearing of Asian Catfish, Clarias batrachus fed with live and/or artificial feed for 21 days in an indoor hatchery. The brooders of C. batrachus (Av. wt of female 160 ± 10.5 g; Av. wt of male 120 ± 6.75 g) were procured from outside ponds and stocked in a pond near the experiment site 2-months prior to spawning. The fishes were successfully induced bred using ovaprim @ 1.0–2.0 ml/kg body weight (bw) to females and 0.5–1.0 ml/kg bw to males. Fertilization, hatching and survival percentages at spawn stage were respectively recorded 70.6 - 72.8, 60.7 - 55.3 and 54.3 - 56.2. After yolk-sac absorption, fry of three age groups 7, 14 and 21 days were subjected to feed trial using Artemia nauplii followed by laboratory made feed for 21 days. Weekly sampling indicated that higher age groups constantly maintained higher lengths and weights with highest survival in the age group of 14-days old fry and SGR in 7-days old. The quality of hatchery water was recorded for temperature 29 ± 1°C, pH 7.2 ± 0.2, DO 7.1 ± 0.3 mgL-1 and total alkalinity 132 ± 4.0 mgL-1 respectively.

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