1st Edition

Breeding and Culture of Freshwater Ornamental Fish

By Archana Sinha, Pramod Kumar Pandey Copyright 2024
    250 Pages 125 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book deals with recent and upcoming technologies of breeding freshwater ornamental fish. It covers in detail areas such as status, breeding techniques, food and health management and marketing of freshwater ornamental fishes. There is a separate chapter on breeding of indigenous freshwater ornamental fishes.

    Emphasis is given on national and international legislation related to ornamental fish export and import. The book contains a useful chapter on the importance and role of ornamental plants and accessories. Aquarium making, decoration, water quality management and maintenance have also been well explained for hobbyists.

    This title has been co-published with NIPA. Not for sale in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan).



    1. Status and Prospect of Ornamental Fish Culture

    2. Ornamental Fish Diversity

    3. Ornamental Fish Keeping Systems

    4. Ornamental Plants

    5. Feed Management

    6. Water Quality Management

    7. Breeding and Seed Production of Exotic Ornamental Fish

    8. Breeding and Seed Production of Indigenous Ornamental Fish

    9. Genetic Improvement of Ornamental Fish

    10. Fish Health Management

    11. Handling, Packaging and Transportation

    12. Biosafety and Hygiene

    13. Marketing and Trade

    14. Frequently Asked Questions

    15. Suggested Readings


    Archana Sinha, Principal Scientist, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CIFRI), Barrackpore, Kolkata has working experience of more than 30 Years in the field of fisheries and aquaculture research, education and extension. She has completed several research projects and developed technology for fisheries and aquaculture, especially in ornamental fish breeding and culture.

    Pramod Kumar Pandey has served for more than 32 years under National Agricultural Research System of India. Cuurent Dean, College of Fisheries, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, he has previously served as Scientist, Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist in Indian Council of Agricultural Research.