Intensive Farming of Cat Fish (Clarius)

 

FDB has introduced the Catfish (Clarius) with the public and private partnership. The main theme of the project is to promote aquaculture and fisheries by increasing the per unit area production through intensive fish culture, introduction of high value fish which will ultimately increase the farmers’ income and reduce poverty. Further to that project also focus on introduction of new and emerging ideas of income generation such as development of catfish culture science and technology that has substantial local and overseas markets.

Further, the project will have modeling impact on the farming area and it is expected that there will be a jump start in the per unit area production upto 10000 kg/acre The farming activities will generate raw material for fish processing industry and will boosts exports to EU and other countries.