Induced Fish Breeding: A Practical Guide For Hatcheries by Nihar Ranjan ChattopadhyayInduced Fish Breeding: A Practical Guide For Hatcheries by Nihar Ranjan Chattopadhyay

Induced Fish Breeding: A Practical Guide For Hatcheries

byNihar Ranjan Chattopadhyay

Paperback | October 25, 2016

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Induced Fish Breeding: A Practical Guide for Hatcheriestakes a successive approach to explaining the use of breeding technology with proven scientific methods. It provides real-life examples for the purpose of maximizing fish and seed production to support overall sustainability in aquaculture. It is a concise reference to understanding the latest developments in the field, useful for anyone who is involved in fisheries or hatchery management as well as researchers and students who need to understand the technology.

A practice originally developed to produce quality seed in captivity, induced breeding has made great strides in fish populations for India. The book offers a practical and succinct overview from existing methods and operations to recent trends and their impacts on aquaculture for the future.



  • Provides detailed information about empirical breeding practices like mixed spawning and indiscriminate hybridization
  • Presents the environmental and hormonal influence on maturation and spawning of fish with real-life fish breeding examples from around the world
  • Includes step-by-step scientific measures to help solve problems arising from common fish-farming mistakes
  • Provides real-life examples for the purpose of maximizing fish and seed production to support overall sustainability in aquaculture
Dr. Nihar Ranjan Chattopadhyay has been researching aquaculture for more than 20 years. He is Professor at West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences in, Kolkata, West Bengal, India with expertise is in fish genetics, aquatic biodiversity, fish farming, breeding techniques, and biotechnology. He developed intensive farming sys...
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Title:Induced Fish Breeding: A Practical Guide For HatcheriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128017740

ISBN - 13:9780128017746

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Table of Contents

Part I: Induced Breeding A Scientific Approach Towards Modern Fish Breeding Procedure

Part I. Induced Breeding A Scientific Approach Towards Modern Fish Breeding Procedure

1. Eco-Hatchery for Fish Breeding of Carps in Captivity

2. Reproductive Cycle, Maturation, and Spawning

3. Hybridization

4. Selective Breeding

5. Negative Aspects of Breeding Practice

6. Influence of Ecological Factors on Maturation, Spawning, and Hatching of Carps

Part II: Case Studies

7. Current Status of Hatchery Operations in Some Leading Seed-Producing States of India and Its Impact on Aquaculture

8. Seed Resources and Supply Chain in Some Asian Countries

9. Review of Freshwater Prawn Hatchery Operation in Some Asian Countries

10. Genetic Variation and Phylogenetic Relationship Among the Two Different Stocks of Catla (Catla catla) in the Indian State of Orissa Based on RAPD Profiles

Part III: Innovations

11. Approaches to Genetic Improvement

12. Conservation Hatchery and Supplementation A Recent Approach to Sustainable Aquaculture