REPRODUCTION AND POND REARING OF THE AFRICAN CATFISH IN SUB-SAHARAN
Gertjan de Graaf
and Johannes Janssen
catfish, Clarias gariepinus, has been reared for almost 20 years
in Africa with mixed success. Since the early 80's both authors
have been involved in the development of suitable husbandry techniques
and the propagation of African catfish. This handbook is a compilation
of several training manuals written by the authors for several projects
in Congo-Brazzaville, Central African Republic, Nigeria and Kenya.
This handbook deals with the artificial reproduction and pond rearing
of the African catfish in Sub-Saharan Africa and aims to provide
up-to-date information on production methods that have proved to
be reliable in the field.
has been prepared as an easy-to-read guide for the reproduction
and grow out of the African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). It has
a practical orientation and includes the latest developments. It
was written for extension officers and university aquaculture students.
is the original FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No 362, Rome,
FAO. 1996. 73 p. it is out of stock, therefore we provide the opportunity
to download/read the original text.