How to Stock a Fish Pond
Stocking the pond marks the start of the production cycle. It is among the most stressful processes the fish go through in the course of production.
About this training
In this training we cover the process of stocking, which starts with the collection of fingerlings from the hatchery, transporting them to the farm and, finally, putting them into the pond.
What you will learn
- Before you start
- Causes of low survival in grow-out ponds
- How to ensure that most of the fingerlings survive after stocking
- How to assess the quality of fingerlings
- How to stock stress-free fingerlings
- What is the recommended size of fish to stock
- What are stocking rates?
- When to stock
- How to Stock
- Pond Stocking records
Reviews 4 / 5
MMargaret Aanyusenior research officernational agricultural research organisation, aquaculture research and development center-kajjansiThere is need to provide guidelines for feeding fish under polyculture (e.g tilapia and catfish) and semi-intensive fish production.
John WalakiraSenior Research ScientistNational Fisheries Resources Research InstituteGroup what tilapia and catfish needs. Also categorize the production systems: cages, tanks and ponds
AAliceInformation Communication OfficerNaFIRRIInclude feeding chart on the course outline
Denis OpioFish NutritionistNaFIRRI/ARDC KajjansiDo you mind adding content on Tilapia as well?