Physical Analysis of the Milt in Cultured and Wild Stocks of Scale carp, Cyprinus carpio var. communis
Ishrat Mohd, Farooz A Bhat*, Tasaduq H Shah and Asifa Wali
Department of Fisheries, SKUAST, India
*Corresponding Author: Farooz A Bhat, Department of Fisheries, SKUAST, India.
May 25, 2023; Published: June 19, 2023
The present study was conducted to compare the physical parameters of seminal plasma between the cultured and wild stocks of scale carp (Cyprinus carpio var. communis) during the year 2019-2020. The following physical spermatological parameters in wild conditions were found out: Mean sperm volume 2.393 ± 1.64 ml, mean sperm motility 75.038 ± 10.162%, mean movement duration 50.367 ± 13.92 sec, mean sperm density 3.534 ± .272 109/ml and mean pH 8.29 ± .494 whereas in farmed condition, the mean sperm volume were 1.486 ± 0.88 ml, mean sperm motility 68.9 ± 12.46%, mean movement duration 44.66 ± 13.48s, mean sperm density 3.84 ± 0.181109/ml, and mean pH 8.5 ± 0.311. Significantly higher sperm volume and motility percentage were found in the wild (P < 0.05) as compared to farmed fishes, whereas significantly higher sperm density was found in the farmed fishes (P < 0.01) as compared to wild fishes. It can be concluded that the sperms of wild fishes were of better quality than the sperms of farmed fishes.
Keywords: Cyprinus carpio var. communis; Sperm Motility; Wild; Farmed
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