Fish Species

Selecting suitable fish species is very important for maximizing profits form fish farming business. Select those breeds, which have a huge demand and high price in your local market.

The most important fish species used in fish farming throughout the world are carp, salmon, tilapia and catfish.

Catla Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

The Catla fish is an economically very important South Asian freshwater fish. It is in the carp family Cyprinidae. It is known by many different names such as Katla, Katol, Indian Major carp, Chepti, Baudhekra, Bacha, Karakatla and Tambra. The fish is mainly found in the rives and lakes in northern India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan …

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African Catfish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

African catfish originated from Africa and it is a freshwater fish species. It is very suitable for commercial and small scale farming. African catfish can be cultivated easily in small sized pond ,hole or in a reservoir. They generally live in pond and plunge. They live in the lower level of water. This catfish is …

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Gozar Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

Gozar fish is a freshwater fish. This fish can be found in some Asian countries like Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Thailand and some other countries. Canal, swamp, pond, small rivers etc are their main living place. This fish species is also known by various other names in various places. It is also known as gozal fish, …

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Boal Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

Boal fish is a species of catfish. They are cannibalistic in nature. Boal fish can found in lakes, swamp or large rivers. It is a fish species of south Asia. This fish species found in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Afghanistan and some other countries. This fish is also known by some other names like …

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Chital Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

Chital fish is a carnivorous fish. They are generally a fish eater of freshwater. They live in clean water of river, swamp etc. Chital fish is available in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Malay, Laos, Thailand and some other Asian countries. The Chitals are also very popular to the people of United States as a aquarium fish. …

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Common Carp Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

The Common carp fish is a freshwater fish species. It is also called ‘European Carp‘ and actually a freshwater fish of europhic waters in lakes and larger rivers in Asia and Europe. It is available throughout the world, but the native wild populations are considered vulnerable by the IUCN. It is often considered as a …

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Grass Carp Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

The Grass carp fish is a popular carp fish species which is cultivated throughout the world. It’s largest reported production is over five million tones per year globally. It is native to eastern Asia, and is a large herbvorous freshwater fish species of the Cyprinidae family. And it is the only species of the genus …

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Mrigal Fish: Characteristics, Feeding, Breeding & Full Information

The Mrigal fish is a species of ray-finned fish in the carp family. It is also called Cirrhinus mrigala, Cirrhinus cirrhosus, Morakhi, Moree, White carp and Mrigal carp fish. It is native to streams and rivers of south Asia, especially India. The only surviving wild population of this fish is in the Cauvery River, leading …

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