Homestead fish pond and the environment in Nigeria

Okaeme, A.N. (1999) Homestead fish pond and the environment in Nigeria. In: 13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 3-8 November 1996 ,New Bussa, Nigeria, pp. 101-105.

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Abstract

Homestead fish culture is a recent innovation for mass production of fish at backyard in Nigeria. The processes of pond construction often have resulted in soil disturbances, vegetation losses, and creation of new aquatic environment. The paper discusses homestead ponds in Nigeria, their potential impact on the environment which includes erosion, over flooding, pest and disease, accident risk, undesired fossil fuel production, vegetation destruction and fish genetic conservation, strategies for environmental management in relation to pond construction are suggested

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Homestead fish pond and the environment in Nigeria
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Okaeme, A.N.
Page Range: pp. 101-105
Date: 1999
Event Title: 13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: New Bussa, Nigeria
Event Dates: 3-8 November 1996
Issuing Agency: Fisheries Society of Nigeria
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria; environmental effects; fish culture; pond culture
Subjects: Aquaculture
Environment
Item ID: 3731
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2010 09:51
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:56
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3731

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