Low cost breeding and hatching techniques for the catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) for small-scale farmers.

The high demand for the stinging catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) and declining wild stocks led the Centre for Aquaculture Research and Extension of India to look for methods for the culture of the species. This paper presents a low-cost, simple breeding technique developed and tested by the Centre that can be easily adopted by rural farmers.


Vijaykumar, S., Sridhar, S., Haniffa, M.A. (1998)
NAGA 21 (4): 15-17