This presentation addresses the management of fish hatcheries starting with some information on fish reproduction in general. Before addressing artificial reproduction, natural collection of wild fry or post larvae have been covered. The presentation includes sexual maturation and broodstock management including maintenance and replacement. Examples and hatchery technologies and so requirements have been included. Various shages and pracices have been included starting by spawning till fry nursing passing by fertilization, incubation and hatching. Enhancing hatchery productivity through the manupulation of temperature and/or light as well as the production of mixed sizes of hatchery products have been addressed.
[important]Fish Hatchery management (October 2011)[/important]