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The word fish is an all-encompassing term used to describe every aquatic organism, such as ray-finned fishes, sharks, whales, lampreys, and coelacanths, to name a few. Besides being an aquatic organism, fish is a major source of protein to man. As a matter of fact, statistics provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization show that fish alone constitute 16% of the total protein consumed by man. Judging by such statistics, one fact is clear – fish is very significant to...
E.coli presence in aquaculture attributed to the contamination of the water by animal waste . Its isolation from fish samples indicates fecal contamination of the water resulting from the livestock manure. The contamination of food and environment with a bacteriological condition like E.coli is almost originated from human and animal feces. Isolation of E.coli was done by taking swab samples from the skin and muscle of fresh fish. Isolation of E.coli from fish muscle and skin has a statically significant...
Introduction Chinook salmon, the king species, larger than all other salmon species is falling off the throne. Over the last century, there has been a dramatic decrease in the size of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). This trend is not specific Chinook salmon though, this trend is being seen throughout varieties of salmon species. Specifically, Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus) species have demonstrated this decline in body size. In a 1980s study, it was shown three species of Pacific Salmon have decreased dramatically...
African catfish are very popular in states like Tamil Nadu and Kerala. But these were banned in India in 2013. The zoological name of the African catfish is ‘Clarias gariepinus’. This type of fish is called ‘Aliens’. These mix with local water bodies and spread into rivers and ponds and kill the local fish species that are present in our state. This type of African catfish is known to kill and kill other fish. Unless more fish are available, algae-like...