• Food preference studies ofPlotosus canius Hamilton and its cultural suitability

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      P. canius ; food preference; cultural stability

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      The food preference ofP. canius, carried out from fish samples of Hooghly-Matiah estuary and Chilka lake is described. Qualitative study of the food showed the species to be a predatory carnivore right from its fingerling stage. The study justifies the inclusion of the species in brackishwater aquaculture as a biological control of unwanted crabs.

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      M Sinha1 2

      1. Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore - 743 101, India
      2. Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Kalyani, P. O. Netaji Subhash Sanatorium, Nadia - 741 251, India
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