Proceedings: Animal Sciences

, Volume 88, Issue 3, pp 209–216

Preliminary studies on the relative growth rates of three Indian major carp hybrids

Authors

  • T J Varghese
    • College of FisheriesUniversity of Agricultural Sciences
  • B Shantharam
    • College of FisheriesUniversity of Agricultural Sciences
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF03179096

Cite this article as:
Varghese, T.J. & Shantharam, B. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (1979) 88: 209. doi:10.1007/BF03179096

Abstract

A comparative study of the growth rates of three Indian major carp hybrids, namely, catla-rohu, mrigal-catla and mrigal-rohu, was made. The results showed that the growth of catla-rohu hybrid was the fastest followed by mrigal-catla while mrigal-rohu hybrid exhibited the poorest growth rate. Compared to the growth of mrigal-rohu hybrid, the increases in weight of catla-rohu and mrigal-catla hybrids were respectively 257·58% and 110·90% more. On statistical analysis of the growth data it was seen that the growth rates of the three hybrids studied differed significantly from one another.

Keywords

Growth ratesmajor carp hybrids

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