Salami, A.A. and Balogun, A.M. and Fagbemiro, S. and Edibite, L.
Utilization of non-piscine pituitary extract in the breeding of Clarias gariepinus.
In: 10th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 16-20 November 1992
The use of synthetic and non-synthetic hormones have been reported in different regions with the recommendation of different doses. The adaptability of these findings have however not been very successful due to the high cost of building and maintaining hatchery, high cost of synthetic hormone (when available) and high level manpower required. It is obvious that adaptive research in the past ten years in developing countries like Nigeria have been geared towards utilization of resources that are equally effective but cheap and ready to come by. This paper reports the utilization of the pituitary extract of bull frog (Rana adspersa) and the toad (Bufo regularis) in the induced breeding of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. The extraction and dosage are discussed alongside the preliminary rearing of fries in outdoor hatchery tanks. Human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) and Clarias pituitary extracts were used as control
Conference or Workshop Item
||Utilization of non-piscine pituitary extract in the breeding of Clarias gariepinus
||10th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||16-20 November 1992
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria; aquaculture techniques; fish culture; induced breeding; pituitary gland; sex hormones; Clarias gariepinus
Ms Maria Kalentsits
||05 Jun 2010 06:55
||29 Sep 2011 17:17
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