Fish seed production in ricefields: participatory training and extension manual

This manual shows that by stocking broodfish of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) GIFT strain and fertilized eggs of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in ricefield during boro season, farmer can produce a large numbers of large size quality fingerlings. They can sell these fingerings to traders and neighbours and/or use for early stocking in own ponds and rice fields for grow-out to get higher foodfish production. The farmer can produce enough fish to eat regularly for household consumption.


Barman, B.K., Roy, S., Haque, M., Mitra, B., Belton, B. (2010)
The WorldFish Center. Penang. 8 p.