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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 10)
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The Classification, Facilities and Practices of Culture Fisheries in Nigeria

J.F.N. Abowei and C.C. Tawari
Corresponding Author:  Abowei Jasper 

Key words:  Cage culture, homestead fishpond, mari culture, pen, pond culture, raft and raceway culture,
Vol. 3 , (10): 1096-1107
Submitted Accepted Published
2011 May, 17 2011 June, 13 2011 October, 20

Fish culture levels range from subsistence level farming by individual farmers to small production units as part time small fishers. Fish culture can often be combined with crops and animal production. The most significant criterion in classifying fish culture practice from an economic point of view is its intensity. Types of culture cage culture, cage types, benefits, faults, and constrains in pen and other enclosures fish culture, perquisites of cage culture, design and construction of cage, materials for cage culture , qualities of fish for cage culture: biological and economic point of view, cage culture classification, cage fish stocking, cage fish feeding, cage sanitation, pond culture, fish pond types: barrage ponds, contour ponds, fish pond designs, fish pond design materials and equipment, dyke, monk and sluice gate design, designing pond layout, compartmentalization of ponds, climatic condition, water control mechanism, Home stead fish pond, homestead fish pond management technique, species selection and stocking, home stead fish pond feeding, estimation of materials, costing of fish pond fish pond construction an d materials, work plan, Mari culture: advantages and disadvantage are aspects of culture fisheries classification, facilities and practices in Africa with emphasis on Nigeria reviewed in this article to provide fish culturist more knowledge on culture fisheries.
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J.F.N. Abowei and C.C. Tawari, 2011. The Classification, Facilities and Practices of Culture Fisheries in Nigeria.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 3(10): 1096-1107.
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