Management of Off-Flavors in Pond-Cultured Channel Catfish with Weekly Applications of Copper Sulfate

@inproceedings{Tucker2001ManagementOO,
  title={Management of Off-Flavors in Pond-Cultured Channel Catfish with Weekly Applications of Copper Sulfate},
  author={Craig S. Tucker and Terrill R. Hanson and Susan K. Kingsbury},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract Eighteen 0.4-ha earthen ponds in northwest Mississippi were used in a 3-year study to evaluate the effect of weekly copper sulfate applications on the incidence and economic impact of environment-induced off-flavors in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Each spring, when water temperatures increased above 20°C, nine ponds were treated weekly with 0.12 mg Cu/L. Treatments were discontinued each fall when water temperatures fell below 20°C. Overall prevalence of off-flavor was reduced… CONTINUE READING

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