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A REPORT PREPARED BASED ON THE WORK OF
K. G. RAJBANSHI
AQUACULTURIST - CONSULTANT
AZAD JAMMU AND KASHMIR
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2. TERMS OF REFERENCE
4. THE PROJECT
5. PRESENT STATUS
5.1 Immediate objective - No. 1.
5.1.1 Output No. 1.1
5.1.2 Output No. 1.2
5.2 Immediate objective - No. 2.
5.2.1 Output 2.1
5.2.2 Output 2.2
5.2.3 Output 2.3
5.2.4 Output 2.4
6. VISIT OF NORTHERN AREAS
7. PROPOSED LIST OF EQUIPMENT
8. TECHNICAL REVIEW MISSION
9. MAJOR CONSTRAINTS
ANNEX I - Master Plan of Fish Seed Production and Distribution Centre Chikar
ANNEX II - A Question on Fish Farming
ANNEX III - Hand Book on Fish Culture
1. General Introduction of a Fish
1.1 What is Fish?
1.2 Different Types of Fresh Water Fishes.
1.3 Why Fish is Liked as Food?
2. Introduction of Fish Culture
2.1 Why Grow Fish?
2.2 What is Fish Culture?
2.3. Benefits of Fish Culture
3. What Fish to Culture?
3.1 Different Species of Fishes
3.2 What are the Cultivable Fish Species?
3.3 The Carps
3.4 Selection Criteria of a Fish for Culture
4. Cultivable Fish Species
4.1 Indigenous Fishes
5. What is a Fish Pond?
5.1 Define a Fish Pond?
5.2 Where to build a Fish Pond?
5.3 Pre-requisites of a Suitable Site for a Fish Pond
5.3.1 Landscape or Topography of the Site
5.3.2 Source of Water
5.3.3 Soil Quality:
5.4 Shape and Size of a Fish Pond
6. How to Construct a Fish Pond?
6.1 Layout the Pond as per Design
6.2 Clear the Site
6.3 Develop Core - Trench if necessary
6.4 Excavation of Earth to build a Dike
6.5 Turf the Dike
6.6 Construction of Water System
7. Pond Fish Culture
7.1 Fish Culture Practice in AJK
7.2 Preparation of a Fish Pond
7.2.1 Lime Treatment
7.2.2 Filling with Fresh Water
7.3 Stocking of Fingerlings/Yearlings
7.3.1 When the fingerlings are available?
7.3.2 Stocking Density/Rate
7.3.3 Fish Ratio
7.3.4 Stocking of Fingerlings/Yearlings
7.4.1 Purpose of the Fertiliser
7.4.2 Different Kinds of Fertiliser
7.4.3 Dose of Fertiliser
7.4.4 Under/Excessive Use of Manure
7.5.1 Rate of Feed
7.5.2 When to Feed?
7.5.3 How to Feed?
7.6 Growth Check-Up
7.7 Production and Harvest
8. Record Keeping
8.1 Technical Records
8.2 Financial Records
8.2.1 Capital Expenses
8.2.2 Operational Expenses
9. Problems of Fish Culture
9.1 Aquatic Weeds and Their Control
9.2 Aquatic Insects and Their Remedies
9.3 Wild Fishes
9.4 The Water Snake
9.5 Fish Parasites and Diseases
9.5.1 Water Leech:
9.5.4 Ichthyopthirius - White Spotted Disease:
ANNEX IV - Performed Training on Fish Culture and Induced Breeding of Chinese Carp
ANNEX V - Training Schedule on Warm Water Fish Culture in AJK for 1996
ANNEX VIa - Folders: a) Fish Culture in Azad Jammu and Kashmir
ANNEX VIb - Folders: b) Fish Production through Fish Farming
ANNEX VIc - Poster: c) Cultivable Fishes in AJK
ANNEX VId - Sticker: d) Fish for Your better Health.
ANNEX VII - Expenditure and Income Statement for MR. Mohammad Tanweer's Fish Pond at Mandal, Pattika
ANNEX VIII - List of Private Sector Fish Farmers and their Ponds/Water Bodies
ANNEX IX - Potentiality of a Typical Fish Farm
ANNEX X - Breeding of Common Carp
ANNEX XI - Letter of Co-ordinator to Deputy Director - Fishery Northern Areas
ANNEX XII - List of Equipment and Chemicals and Medicines
ANNEX XIII - Technical Review Mission's Conclusion
ANNEX XIV - Proposed Institutional Framework of Fisheries Wing