FISHERY AND AQUACULTURE

REFURBISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF AQUARIUM

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Aquarium keeping originated as far back as 1596 when clientele described it as the art of keeping gold fish. The first public aquarium was built at the London Zoological garden in 1953. Recently there is a growing public awareness and interest in aquarium keeping for different purposes. The word aquarium may be …

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DETERMINATION OF HEAVY METAL IN FRESH WATER FISH (CLARIAS CAMERONENSIS) FROM ETIM EKPO RIVER

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Heavy metals are any metals exposure to which is clinically undesirable and constitute a potential hazard. The presence of heavy metal in the aquatic environment is the major concern because of their toxicity of animal life, thus disturbing the natural ecological balance (Bhattachary et al., 2008). The occurrence of heavy metals in aquatic …

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PRIMARY PRODUCTION IN QUA IBOE RIVER ALONG IKOT OSURUA STATION, IKOT EKPENE AND ITS IMPLICATION ON FISHERIES

CHAPTER ONE Introduction 1.1     Background of the Study Qua Iboe river is a perennial source of drinking water, fishing, aggregate miming of soft sand and gravel, transportation of timber and agricultural activities to the neighboring communities that inhabit the river coastal parts. The river source is narrow, swift and shallow to allow light penetration to …

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COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF METHODS OF PROCESSING PATHOGEN-FREE POULTRY MANURE

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT This project was aimed at finding out the different microorganism that are associated with the method of processing pathogen free poultry manure, identifying various contaminants that are associated with poultry manure. It is also aimed at comparing the different method of processing pathogen free poultry manure to find out the different contaminants …

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PLANKTON ASSEMBLAGE AND WATER QUALITY OF ANWAI RIVER

PROJECT BODY: 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 …

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CULTURE OF DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID OF (HETEROBRANCHUS BIDORSALIS AND CLARIS GARIEPINUS) FED WITH DAPHNIA

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT This research work was carried out to examine the effect of cold and warm shock on hybridized fish order of Siluriformes (Heterobranchus bidorsalis and Clarias gariepinus) in indoor tanks crossing of two different species is a process called hybridization, with the offspring known as the hybrids. The length of the cold shock, warm shock …

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FISH ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF THREE WATER BODIES

PROJECT BODY: ABSTRACT Fish abundance and distribution of three water bodies namely Onah lake, Anwai river and River Niger at cable point was studied. Fish specimens were collected using gill nets, traps, and hook and line  between July-December, 2013.. One thousand four hundred and eighty seven fish specimens were collected and brought to the laboratory …

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A STUDY ON CONSUMERS ACCEPTABILIY ON FRESH AND SMOKED CATFISH IN AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE.

PROJECT BODY: Fish is a major source of food for humans, providing significant portion of the protein intake in the diet of large proportion of the people, particularly so in developing countries. Fish is less tough and more digestible compared to beef, chicken and mutton. Moreover, has little or no religious rejection that gives it …

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CHALLENGES OF WOMEN INVOLVED IN AQUACULTURAL ACTIVITIES (A CASE STUDY OF OTUOCHA, ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ANAMBRA STATE)

PROJECT BODY: The Fisheries subsector is a significant source of fish food and livelihood for many people living in the coastal communities as it supplies animal protein necessary for growth and income. However, it has become clear that the challenges women are facing needs to be addressed and evaluated at their various levels. There is …

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF FOUR COMMERCIAL FISH FEEDS IN THE PRODUCTION OF AFRICAN CATFISH (CLARIAS GARIEPINUS).

PROJECT BODY: With global population expansion, the demand for high quality animal protein is rising dramatically (Yisa et al., 2006). Increased aquaculture production is clearly needed to meet this demand, because capture fisheries are showing serious decline due to over fishing, aquatic habitat destruction and pollution (FAO, 2004). World capture fisheries have been in a stable …

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