Bikash Chandra Mohapatra

Bikash Chandra Mohapatra
Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture | CIFA · APED

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An experiment was conducted for 75 days (5 November 2020 to 21 January 2021) at ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar, Odisha focusing on economic evaluation of Nutrient Film Technique (NFT ) aquaponics system on a pilot-scale mode for rearing puntius (Puntius gonionotus) seed and marigold (Tagetes patula) plant in it. Fish culture tank, biofilter, hydroponics ta...
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India is the second largest fish producing country in the world, but our per capita fish consumption is less than the global average. Blessed with abundant water resources across the country, we are yet to exploit the full potential of the available resources. As the marine production is almost stagnant, the additional fish production has to be sou...
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Portable Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) pabda hatchery consisting of three incubation pools and three rearing tanks having capacity to accommodate about 45,000 - 50,000 nos. fertilized eggs and to produce about 10,000 – 15,000 nos. of early fry of Ompok bimaculatus (pabda) in a single cycle was developed, established and operated at Kalyani Fi...
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One pilot-scale portable Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) aquaponic system has been designed, developed, and tested at ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar for a period of 90 days (October to December 2018) to study the efficiency of the new design. The experimental setup has three separate units, each consisting of four major components, such as Fibreglass Reinfor...
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GROWTH AND PRODUCTION OF PANGAS Pangasius hypophthalmus AND MARIGOLD Tagetes erecta IN FRP MADE NFT AQUAPONICS SYSTEM
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Aquaculture is an important economic activity and a flourishing sector in India with varied resources and vast potentials, growing at the pace of 4.5% annually, contributing to national income, employment generation and foreign exchange. Sundarbans, the world’s largest delta is a globally recognised ecologically sensitive area of West Bengal. This...
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The state Mizoram witnessed good growth in aquaculture in recent years and has potential for improvement in production of fish with its endowed resources. The present paper is an attempt to analyze the status of aquaculture in the state of Mizoram and draw future strategies for improvement. The state has 5400 ha of water area under fish culture, an...
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Pamphlet published by ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Kausalyaganga.Odisha.
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It has been accepted across the globe that sustainable development is the only way to promote rational utilisation of resources and environmental protection without hampering economic growth. Integrated farming systems (IFS) are a viable option in this regard as waste is minimised, the by-product of one system becoming an input for others and thus,...
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Jemamantadeipur and Kantabada Villages of Begunia Block, Khordha District, Odisha were adopted in a model village cluster approach in the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India funded and ICAR-CIFA operated project for demonstration of freshwater aquaculture technologies and livelihood development of the adopted beneficiaries. One f...
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Bali Island is one of the mangrove reclaimed zone of Sunderban, West Bengal, inhabited mostly by tribal communities. Lack of employment opportunities and limited access to market as well as urban areas are characteristic features of livelihood of the people. The devastating cyclone “Aila” which hit the island during 2009, resulted in ingress of sal...
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This paper is about the study on biology of Mahanadi Mahseer, Tor mosal mahanadicus (David) reared with Indian Major Carps (IMC) in Freshwater Pond Culture System conducted at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar. The study focused on biological parameters, i.e., food and feeding habits; maturity; and length and weight rela...
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This paper is about the study on biology of Mahanadi Mahseer, Tor mosal mahanadicus (David) reared with Indian Major Carps (IMC) in Freshwater Pond Culture System conducted at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar. The study focused on biological parameters, i.e., food and feeding habits; maturity; and length and weight rela...
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This paper is about the study on biology of Mahanadi Mahseer, Tor mosal mahanadicus (David) reared with Indian Major Carps (IMC) in Freshwater Pond Culture System conducted at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar. The study focused on biological parameters, i.e., food and feeding habits; maturity; and length and weight rela...
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The research and technology development in the portable hatchery technology for the carp is 20 years old. the book synthesizes genesis, process of technology development, technology commercialisation and impact has been analysed.
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Experiments were conducted under laboratory conditions for determination of oxygen consumption of advanced fry, fingerlings and advanced fingerlings of Indian major carps, catla Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822); rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822); and mrigal Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton, 1822) in freshwater medium of total alkalinity varying between 150...
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A mobile fish vending trolley has been designed and developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - All India Coordinated Research Project on Plasticulture Engineering and Technology (AICRP on PET) centre at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar to aid the fisher folks for vending their fish harvest...
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ICAR-All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Plasticulture Engineering and Technology (PET), centre at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar has designed and developed a complete set of hatchery system in fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) material for fish breeding and hatchery rearing of seed. The portable hatchery h...
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div> A simple and noble respirometer in acrylic material has been designed and developed by ICAR-AICRP on Plasticulture Engineering and Technology Centre at ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture to study the oxygen consumption by fry, fingerling and advanced fingerling stages of fishes. The instrument is transparent, can be completely se...
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Water budgeting experiments were conducted in three portable FRP carp hatchery units installed in three different places of Odisha State, India. Induced breeding programmes were conducted for spawn production for seven times in these FRP hatcheries taking rohu, Labeo rohita as the test species. Water requirement for one complete cycle of FRP carp h...
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One unit of FRP carp hatchery with one breeding pool, one hatching pool, one egg/ spawn collection tank and one plastic made overhead tank of capacity 2000 litre was installed and operated at Bali Island, Sunderban, West Bengal during 2014-15. During July - August, 2015 for the first time the successful induced breeding of Indian major carps (rohu,...
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An experiment was conducted in glass jars for four weeks to assess the efficiency of fish hydrolysate (FH) of 0.01, 0.05, 0.25, 1.25 and 6.25 ml L-1 concentration on the production and growth of primary producers. T-3 (0.25 ml L-1) dose of FH has been found to maintain the water quality parameter to be within optimum level. And it ranged from pH (6...
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Condition for natural fermentation during ensilage of fish processing waste in sugarcane molasses (50:50 w/w) were evaluated to produce fish hydrolysate/Liquid fish bio-fertilizer(LFB) and hydrolysate meal/Bioorganic fish fertilizer(BFF) successful natural fermentation has been achieved by incubating micro aerobically at ambient temperature (25-35º...
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Availability of good quality and quantity fish seed was the main constraint for aquaculture development of a remote village at Badabishola, Mayurbhanj District, Odisha State. This issue was addressed by the ICAR-CIFA through technology transfer under a project funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. In the village one farmer...
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A handy low cost device for dispensing the microbound larval food for prawn hatcheries was developed by the AICRP on APA (ICAR), CIFA, Bhubaneswar Centre. The unit was made from low density polyethylene plastic (LDPE) material. The material is having unique food grade properties like has excellent resistance to water, moisture and most organic solv...
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The purpose of this study was to design and develop a low cost mobile fish vending unit in urban/municipality areas with proper waste disposal. The prototype model was designed and fabricated using locally available materials at a cost of Rs.52780/-. The main feature of this prototype is that its100 and 70 L insulated chilled crates; utility box; C...
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Labeo rohita (139.92 ± 0.76 mm/24.33 ± 0.45 g) was reared for 92 days in floating square cages (10 m2 area, 1.5 m height) in a pond (2 ha) at six stocking densities (5, 7.5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 fish m−2) each with 3 replicates. Fish were fed daily once in the morning with rice polish and groundnut oil cake (1:1) in dough form at 3 % of the total body...
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This paper presents the consumptive water use for freshwater pond aquaculture for semi-intensive carps farming practices. The consump-tive use of water includes evaporation loss, see-page loss and water exchanges requirements. The water requirement has been estimated to be 10.3 m 3 /Kg of fish production under present study for semi-intensive cultu...
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Experiments were conducted by rearing rohu, Labeo rohita (Hamilton) in silo, the hi-tech recirculatory aquaculture system at CIFA, Bhubaneswar. Three sets of duplicate silo tanks of 3, 6 and 9 m3 water holding capacities attached to a down-flow biofilter with locally available media were used in the study. Rohu fish (30, 20 and 10 kg) were reared f...
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A study was undertaken to determine the oxygen consumption rate of live Asiatic carps during transportation in fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) tank of 1280 l capacity fitted inside a jeep trailer. Six experiments were conducted using table size fishes (425-1060 g) of Indian major carps viz., Catla catla, Labeo rohita, Cirrhinus mrigala and the exoti...
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An experiment was conducted to evaluate the breeding performance in Clarias batrachus (130±1.32 g) at different HCG dose and latency period combinations. The breeding performance was judged through weight of stripped egg (g) and stripping response {weight of stripped egg/(weight of stripped egg+weight of stripped ovary)}. The females injected with...
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The study evaluated the efficacy of dietary doses of Mangifera indica (mango) kernel on the immune response and disease resistance of Labeo rohita fingerlings against the bacterial pathogen Aeromonas hydrophila infections in. L. rohita fingerlings fed diet containing 0 (Control), 1g, 5 g, 10 g mango kernel kg(-1) dry diet for 60 days. Biochemical (...
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Larval mortality in Indian major carps is one of the major problems encountered in the pond culture system. The present investigation was carried out to investigate the proper age, duration of exposure, and optimum bacterin concentration for vaccinating rohu (Labeo rohita) and catla (Catla catla) at their early stages with a formalin killed Edwards...
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Short-term static bioassays were conducted for raw and bioremediated dairy effluent with rohu, Labeo rohita to substantiate its usability for fish culture. The 96-h LC50 of the raw effluent was 25.5% (i.e., 74.5% dilution). After stabilisation, sedimentation and bioremediation with Wolffia for 15 days the effluent showed a decline in toxicity and t...
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DDVP, a water-soluble organophosphate insecticide, is widely used in the Kolleru region of Andhra Pradesh for the control of ectoparasites, such as Lernea and Argulus, on fishes (Muthu el al. 1988). DDVP is used as medicine in salmon farming against the sea lice. The use of this chemical in salmon fanning, however, appears to have delete-rious effe...

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