Predator Control of Overpopulation in Cultured Tilapias and the Alternative Uses for Stunted Tilapias in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Fagbenro2004PredatorCO,
  title={Predator Control of Overpopulation in Cultured Tilapias and the Alternative Uses for Stunted Tilapias in Nigeria},
  author={Oyedapo Adewale Fagbenro},
  year={2004}
}
Aquaculture in Nigeria The first attempt at fish farming was in 1951 at a small experimental station in Onikan (Lagos State) and various Tilapia species were used (Longhurst 1961). Modern pond culture started with a pilot fish farm (20 ha) in Panyam (Plateau State) for rearing the common/mirror carp, Cyprinus carpio (Olaniyan 1961; Ajayi 1971), following the disappointing results with tilapias. Although the first years of Panyam fish farm's existence were hardly satisfactory, the trials… CONTINUE READING

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