Conservation and sustainable utilization of Nigerian ornamental fishes

Olaosebikan, B.D. (2005) Conservation and sustainable utilization of Nigerian ornamental fishes. In: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004 ,Ilorin, Nigeria, pp. 246-254.

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Abstract

The paper assessed qualitatively the threat status of nigerian freshwater fishes that are presently being exported and those that have potential in aquarium trade using such criteria as rarity, size at maturity, mode of reproduction, human population density, habitat degradation, pollution and range of each species among others. For their conservation captive breeding of these fishes were proffered with information that can assist collectors, exporter and aquaculturists that wants to breed polypterids, Butterfly fish, Knife fish, Elephantfish, Pollymyrus isidori, Arnordichthys spilopterus, Nannaethiops unitaeniatus, Killifishes, Polycentropsis abbreviatta, Cichlids, Ctenpomas, Mastacembelids and Tetraodon lineatus

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Conservation and sustainable utilization of Nigerian ornamental fishes
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Olaosebikan, B.D.
Page Range: pp. 246-254
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; ornamental fish; potential yield
Subjects: Conservation
Fisheries

Aquaculture
Item ID: 4033
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 08:42
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:39
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/4033

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