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Establishment of small-scale fish hatcheries in SriLanka

Credit: Ananda Sugathapala (SriLanka) The annual requirement of fish fingerlings for Mahaweli system H is about 2.5 million. The two operating hatcheries target to supply the requirement of fingerlings. The two hatcheries are maintained by two farmer groups at Pahalahalmillewa and meegalewa block. The annual fingerling production of the two hatcheries is about two millions.  

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Small-scale fish hatchery in Anuradapura (SriLanka)

Credit: D. S. K. Pitigala and Ananda sugathapala (SriLanka) The photo shows a private small-scale fish hatchery which was established in 2006 and located at Eppawala in Anuradapura. The hatchery-produced fingerlings are those for tilapia, Chinese carps and Indian carps. Production capacity of this hatchery is about 0.8 – 1 million of fingerlings/year. The hatchery is …

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