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Title: Growth performance and survival of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fed on different diets

Date Published: 2017
Author/s: Cassius Aruho, Richard Ddungu, Mathew Tenywa Mwanja, Akisoferi Owori Wadunde, Kamahooro Immaculate, Mujibu Nkambo and Constantine Chobet Ondhoro
Data publication:
Funding Agency :
Copyright/patents/trade marks: IJFAS
Journal Publisher: International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
Affiliation: National Fisheries Resources
Research Institute, Kampala,


Two trial experiments were conducted to assess the performance of a commercial dry feed D in
combination with de-capsulated Artemia (AD), Moina (FD) and dry feed alone on African catfish larvae
Clarias gariepinus for 14 days. The trials were conducted sequentially, separated by two months at the
same facility to validate the consistence of the weaning effect of the feed on the growth of catfish larvae.
Results showed that the final larval mean total length TL (cm) of larvae weaned using a feed combination