Asian Fisheries Society

Evaluation of Reproductive Traits of Four Strains of Silver Barb (Barbodes gonionotus Bleeker)


Two wild strains of Barbodes gonionotus obtained from Indonesia and Thailand and an existing stock of Bangladesh were used to develop F1 crossbred generation through selective breeding using a 3 x 3 diallele crossing method. Reproductive traits i.e. gonadosomatic index (GSI), fecundity, egg fertility, hatchability, percentage of normal, abnormal and dead embryo, egg size, larval size and sperm concentration were evaluated in these strains. The crossbred produced a significantly (P

Publication Date : 2003-01-01

Volume : 16

Issue : 1

Page : 17-24

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