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Intensive monoculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula (A video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                      Ownership and source: Kentucky State University (USA) Intensive monoculture is the least sustainable production method available for paddlefish production because this method is highly dependent on the use of pelleted feed, mechanical aeration and chemicals.  However, the largest segment of United States aquaculture is the production of channel catfish (212,000 metric …

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Polyculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula with channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                                        Source and ownership: Kentucky State University (USA) Polyculture is the practice of growing two or more fish species with different food habits in the same pond to maximize yield.  Polyculture is most …

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