An exposition on field identification of Clariid catfishes as an important tool in fish breeding and genetics

Yisa, M. and Olufeagba, S.O. (2005) An exposition on field identification of Clariid catfishes as an important tool in fish breeding and genetics. In: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004 ,Ilorin, Nigeria, pp. 185-192.

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Abstract

This paper conducts an exposition on the field identification of Clariid catfishes Heterobranchus, Clarias and their hybrid as an important tool in fish breeding and genetics. The paper explained the classification and aquacultural importance of Clariid catfishes. Parameters necessary for fish identification were highlighted. The identification of Heterobranchus, Clarias, their hybrid and sexual differences were also identified. The paper is of the position that the identification of Heterobranchus, Clarias and their hybrid is important in their genetic conservation and in achieving success in breeding and genetic studies

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: An exposition on field identification of Clariid catfishes as an important tool in fish breeding and genetics
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Yisa, M.
Olufeagba, S.O.
Page Range: pp. 185-192
Date: 2005
Event Title: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Ilorin, Nigeria
Event Dates: 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004
Issuing Agency: Fisheries Society of Nigeria
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria; breeding; fish; fish culture; identification keys; Clarias anguillaris; Clarias gariepinus; Clarias lazera; Clarias mossambicus; Heterobranchus bidorsalis; Heterobranchus longifilis
Subjects: Aquaculture
Biology
Item ID: 4024
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2010 16:01
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:39
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/4024

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