Milkfish grow-out culture in ponds
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Milkfish farming is regarded as the backbone of Philippine aquaculture. In 2001, nearly 50% of the Philippines' aquaculture production was milkfish cultured from brackishwater ponds. It has 3 major culture systems: extensive; semi-intensive and intensive. A brief outline is given of the stocking and feeding procedures, providing also some details as to investment costs and returns.
CitationSumagaysay-Chavoso, N. (2003). Milkfish grow-out culture in ponds.
PublisherSEAFDEC Aquaculture Department
Fish culture; Brackishwater aquaculture; Pond culture; Aquaculture systems; Aquaculture economics; Investments; Brackishwater environment; Marine environment; Economic feasibility; Environmental protection; Feed; Feeding; Feeding behaviour; Nutritional requirements; Pollution effects; Shrimp culture; Chanos chanos; Philippines