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Seed and Grow-out Production of Big Head Carp

Seed Production The bighead carp is a freshwater fish, one of several Asian carps. It has a large, scaleless head, a large mouth, and eyes located very low on the head. They are primarily filter-feeders that feed on zooplankton, phytoplankton, and detritus. Bighead carp are native to Eastern Asia and has been introduced to numerous

Carp Culture and Production

Carp polyculture can be utilized using huge amount of organic wastes such as cowdung or poultry droppings and production levels of 1-3 ton/ha/year can be obtained with application of both organic and inorganic fertilizers alone. Provision of feed enhances the fish production significantly and production levels of 4-8 ton/ha/yr are obtained using a judicious combination