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Yolk resorption, onset of feeding and survival potential of larvae of three tropical marine fish species reared in the hatchery
(Springer Verlag, 1986)
This paper provides basic early life-history information on milkfish (Chanos chanos), seabass (Lates calcarifer) and rabbitfish (Siganus guttatus) which may explain in part the observed differences in their survival ...
The length-weight relationship, food habits and condition factor of wild juvenile milkfish in Sri Lanka
Wild juvenile milkfish (Chanos chanos) were obtained from Negombo lagoon in September 1984. Thirty-one specimens (92–186 mm FL) had a fork length-body weight relationship of log W = −5.6083 + 3.2598 log L. These fish were ...
Hormonal changes accompanying sexual maturation in captive milkfish (Chanos chanos Forsskal)
(Springer Verlag, 1992)
Steroid hormone profiles accompanying sexual maturation in captive milkfish are described. There were no significant differences in levels of serum estradiol 17-β (E<sub>2</sub>) and testosterone (T) between immature male ...
Vibrio sp. isolated from milkfish (Chanos chanos) with opaque eyes
(Japanese Society of Fish Pathology, 1984)
Several milkfish (Chanos chanos) juveniles polycultured with the Indian prawn (Penaeus indicus) in earthen ponds at the Leganes Station of the Aquaculture Department, SEAFDEC, Philippines, manifested eye abnormalities. ...
Weaning of hatchery-bred milkfish larvae from live food to artificial diets
Two-week old milkfish (Chanos chanos ) larvae (7.5 mm standard length, 2.3 mg wet body weight) previously fed only rotifers were weaned abruptly to six artificial diets (commercial feed TP, artificial plankton AS and BP, ...
Histological observations on the rearing of milkfish, Chanos chanos, fry using different diets
(Blackwell Publishing, 1986)
Six different diets, commonly used in the Philippines for rearing milkfish, Chanos chanos, try, were tested by means of growth, survival and histology. These diets included: a) live food (Artemia nauplii); b) two different ...
Economic assessment of commercial hatchery production of milkfish (Chanos chanos Forsskal) fry
(John Wiley and Sons, 1999)
The economic viabilities of two types of commercial hatchery milkfish (Chanos chanos) fry operations were assessed and compared. Based on the actual cost of input, the physical facilities, and the potential production ...
Spontaneous maturation and spawning of milkfish in floating net cages
Milkfish (Chanos chanos Forsskal) reared from wild-caught fry and from hatchery-bred fry matured at 3.5-5.5 years (2.3-4.9 kg). Maturation and spawning of the hatcherybred fish marks the first time the milkfish life-cycle ...
Bacteria associated with infection at hormone-implantation sites among milkfish, Chanos chanos (Forsskal), adults
(Blackwell Publishing, 1986)
SEAFDEC Contribution No. 164. Paper presented at the Second International Warmwater Fish Conference at Laie, Hawaii, 5–8 February 1985.
The milkfish fry shortage in the Philippines and supply from fisheries and hatcheries
(University of Philippines in the Visayas, 1997)
This paper reviews the history and status of the milkfish fry fishery and hatchery and examines the issue of fry shortage in some detail. The fry fishery in the Philippines is a well developed industry that uses efficient ...