Fish culture and production of fish and fisheries species of Rajshahi and Khulna division
Nahid Sultana, Mona Ashis Chowdhury
Fisheries resource of Rajshahi and Khulna Divisions of Bangladesh was assessed and a taxonomic account of biodiversity has been presented. There are about 143 (65%) ponds out of 219 observations were cultured. During the investigation there were 39 (18%) out of 219 non-and semi culture ponds were about 37 (17%) ponds out of 219 observations. The culture and semi-culture practices of the ponds are described. The annual production of Inland Water fishes of Rajshahi Division was 402,140 and 369,951mt during year 2007-2008 and 2006-2007 respectively. The total production of river, beel, flood plain and pond was 7192, 13362, 153125 and 228461 mt during 2007-2008; and 7278, 12889, 150473 and 199302 mt during 2006-2007 in Rajshahi Division. In Khulna division the annual production of Inland Water fishes was 300765 and 289118 mt during year 2007-2008 and 2006-2007 respectively. The total production of river, Sundarbans, beel, flood plain, pond and boar was 5692, 18151, 2275, 63958, 102065 and 4107 mt during 2007-2008; and 6103, 17751, 2544, 63804, 95370 and 4017 mt during 2006-2007 in Khulna Division. The shrimp farm production was 104517 and 99538 mt during the mentioned years respectively.
Nahid Sultana, Mona Ashis Chowdhury. Fish culture and production of fish and fisheries species of Rajshahi and Khulna division. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 24-28