Chemical narcosing of fish in northern Cross River

Udolisa, R.E.K. and Lebo, P. (1986) Chemical narcosing of fish in northern Cross River. In: 3rd Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 22-25 February, 1983 ,Maiduguri, Nigeria, pp. 105-107.

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Abstract

Chemical narcosing of fish was found to be one of the fishing techniques used for harvesting fish stocks in the northern Cross River, Cross River State, Nigeria. The preparation of the fish poison is described. The ichthyotoxic plants used for the fish poisoning were identified and Derris elliptica recommended to be used for the development of piscicides for the removal of unwanted fish in the fish farms

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Chemical narcosing of fish in northern Cross River
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Udolisa, R.E.K.
Lebo, P.
Page Range: pp. 105-107
Date: 1986
Event Title: 3rd Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
Event Dates: 22-25 February, 1983
Issuing Agency: Fisheries Society of Nigeria
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria, Cross River; artisanal fishing; botanical resources; catching methods; chemical control; fish culture; fish poisoning; pest control
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 3429
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 28 May 2010 19:23
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:22
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3429

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