Sri Lanka, though rich in riverine fish, where many are endemic, is poor in lacustrine fish resources. Common carp is an exotic fish, established in many of the reservoirs and contributes significantly to the fish catch. However, the species found in Sri Lanka did not meet the challenges of fisheries scientists and they 'got selected' by themselves. This may have led to low production, and I wish to know whether there is any developed methodology to improve the stocks with no adverse effect to the environment.
B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D., /L.L.B.
Senior Lecturer in Fisheries,
University of Peradeniya,
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