Carp production in seasonal water bodies in Eastern India.
The feasibility of integrated aquaculture in seasonal water bodies in rainfed farming areas of Eastern India was assessed in on-farm trials. Fry of Indian major carps (IMC: Catla catla, Cirrhinus mrigala, Labeo rohita), common carp (Cyprinus carpio), and silver barb (Puntius gonionotus), and advanced fingerlings of IMC were raised to marketable size. Mean survival of fish varied, with silver barb showing a significantly higher survival rate (P
Felsing, M.; Haylor, G.S.; Dutta, G.; Kumar, B.; Shweta, S.; Natarajan, A.; Arora, G.; Singh, V. Carp production in seasonal water bodies in Eastern India. Asian Fisheries Science (2003) 16 (1) 1-15.