The biology of snakehead, Channa obscura (Gunther), in a Nigerian pond under monoculture

@article{Victor1992TheBO,
  title={The biology of snakehead, Channa obscura (Gunther), in a Nigerian pond under monoculture},
  author={R. Victor and Benedicta O. Akpocha},
  journal={Aquaculture},
  year={1992},
  volume={101},
  pages={17-24}
}
Abstract Some aspects of the biology of Channa obscura (Gunther) based on small samples under monoculture are presented and discussed. The length-weight relationship indicated positive allometric growth. The mean somatic condition (K′) was inversely related to standard length. The high percentage (75%) of empty stomachs and mean stomach fullness ranks showed poor feeding conditions. The fish feed provided was unsuitable; the fish depended on natural food items and exhibited cannibalism. The… Expand
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