Monday , 4 July 2022

Bighead carp

Why carp culture?

  • Has low protein requirement during culture
  • Can be used as raw material in value-added fish products
  • Can be used in polyculture with other aquaculture species
  • Grows fast, reaching 2-4 kilograms in 4-6 months

Technological Viability
Grow-out Culture

Bighead carp is usually grown together with tilapia or milkfish in Laguna Lake. Larvae and juveniles prefer to feed on zooplankton, while adults feed on both phyto- and zooplankton.

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