Tilapia broodstock development for saline waters in the Philippines

Tayamen, M.M. and Reyes, R.A. and Danting, Ma.J. and Mendoza, A.M. and Marquez, E.B. and Salguet, A.C. and Gonzales, R.C. and Abella, T.A. and Vera-Cruz, E.M. (2002) Tilapia broodstock development for saline waters in the Philippines. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 25(1), pp. 32-36.

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Abstract

Four Oreochromis species were used in the study. Progenies from the 27 cross combinations (5 pure breds and 22 crossbreds) were evaluated in 10 environments with different salinity levels and agro-climatic conditions using communal rearing concept. Among the different cross combinations reared across environments, O. aureus x O. spilurus gave the highest body weight and O. mossambicus x O. spilurus, the highest survival rate. Positive percent mean heterosis were observed in the crosses between O. mossambicus x O. niloticus, FAC selected line and O. aureus x O. spilurus.

Item Type: Article
Title: Tilapia broodstock development for saline waters in the Philippines
Personal Creator/Author:
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Tayamen, M.M.
Reyes, R.A.
Danting, Ma.J.
Mendoza, A.M.
Marquez, E.B.
Salguet, A.C.
Gonzales, R.C.
Abella, T.A.
Vera-Cruz, E.M.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 25
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 32-36
Date: 2002
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tilapia; Salinity tolerance; Philippines; Oreochromis mossambicus; Oreochromis niloticus; Oreochromis spilurus; Oreochromis aureus
Subjects: Aquaculture
Fisheries
Item ID: 9535
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 04:59
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 04:59
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9535

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