Tropical freshwater fish culture

A covered pond improves plankton and fry production

L. C. Green*, J. R. Merrick

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    Existing open plankton pond techniques employed in Australian warm-water fish culture are outlined. The development of the covered plankton pond is traced and details of materials used, management and production over an 18-month period provided. The advantages of covered ponds, improved design features for further work and the significance of techniques develeped are briefly discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)389-394
    Number of pages6
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1980

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