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Information availability on fisheries and aquaculture has lagged behind that of other disciplines, reflecting the minor role of fisheries in national economies, par¬ticularly of the developed countries from which information systems generally emanate. This articles gives an overview.

ICLARM has been organized to conduct, stimulate and accelerate research on all aspects of fisheries and other living aquatic resources. Its program of work is aimed at resolving critical, technical and socioeconomic constraints to increased production, improve resources management, and insure equitable distribution of benefits in economically developing countries. In the field of aquaculture, the biological and socioeconomic aspects of aquaculture development have received equal emphasis.

This paper describes the present status of artificial propagation of the grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) including manipulation of breeding time and induced breeding. Predictable spawning can be induced by administration of piscine pituitary gonadotropin and human chorionic gonadotropin.