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A manual for tilapia business management.

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The ultimate goal is to achieve food security, create employment and generate income. This book is an attempt to help develop the tilapia industry while keeping those goals in mind. This manual is written to cover all aspects of tilapia farming as a business. Starting from the importance of tilapia culture, it covers detailed methods of a proven hatchery technology that has ensured production and ...

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 102)

Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site selection and planning; cage design; fry nursing for cage culture; stocking; feeding; water quality monitoring; cage fouling; sampling and harvesting; and socioeconomic analysis of cage culture.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Tilapia hatchery. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 59) Fry nursing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 79) Grow-out in ponds. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 114) Polyculture. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 120) Integrated farming. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 136) Fish health management and biosecurity. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Post-harvest handling: marketing and processing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 172) Business models and plan. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.