STUDY OF ACCLIMATION PROTOCOL AND FECUNDITY OF TILAPIA

STUDY OF ACCLIMATION PROTOCOL AND FECUNDITY OF TILAPIA, OREOCHROMIS MOSSAMBICUS IN SEAWATER. Rajeev Ranjan-1 and S. Athithan-2 1-2-Dept. of Coastal Aquaculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothkudi- 628 008 Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu, India [Corresponding author E-mail1: rajeevkha2@gmail.com] Received: 07-03-2016 Accepted: 31-03-2016 Abstract: Gradual acclimation of tilapia fingerlings, Oreochromis mossambicus from freshwater to seawater was conducted in cement tank under wet laboratory condition. Salinity was increased at a rate of 7 ppt / day, fingerlings were acclimatized to live in almost near Read More …