Community-based aquaculture in gholes (Nepal)

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal).

This is a swampy land that is managed by the community and utilized for aquaculture. It is Tikauli  ghole/Swampy land which is situated in Chitwan District of Nepal. It is one of the best examples of community based aquaculture in gholes. It is under community control. Community stock the fish and harvest it. Others are not allowed to fish in this Gholes. It is registered. Fish species stocked are Common carp, Silver, Bighead , Grass, Rohu (Labeo rohita), Bhakur (Catla catla) and Naini (Cirrhinus mrigala). No application of feeds.

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