Intensive Culture of Channel Catfish (Ictalurus Puncstatus) in Multiple Raceway System

Jose M. Natividad
Fish Health Management Specialist


A comparison of growth parameters of channel catfish (Ictalurus puncstatus) reared in four raceway sections using multiple reuse system was made. Results showed that the growth of catfish in each raceway section was influenced by water quality, initial fish size and stocking density. Assuming that the water quality did not fall below certain critical values, the smaller fish were found to have faster weight increase than the larger ones.

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