Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 12

The Hatchery Management of Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (Gift)

Sruti TN1*, Lokesh Pawar2 and Sri Ranjani K1

1Dr. MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India
2College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Agartala, Tripura, India

*Corresponding Author: Sruti TN, Dr. MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India.

Received: October 18, 2022; Published: November 01, 2022


In order to meet future global food demand, aquaculture posses great potential and is considered as one of the most promising sectors to feed the growing population sustainably with lower carbon output. There are many candidate species which are suitable for aquaculture in tropical and sub-tropical region but one of the species which could help us achieving our sustainable goals such as zero hunger is Tilapia. Tilapia is the most nutrient-dense, and best-suited fish for culture. World Fish Centre (formerly as ICLAARM) came forward with the mono sex production of tilapia through selective breeding which is called as GIFT Tilapia. However, according to research on the state of cultured tilapias, the absence of a viable seed production plan may weaken efforts to assist farmers who are currently growing tilapias and endanger the successful adoption of improved technologies and strains. This article will discuss briefly the origin, biology, and potential of the species in context with global and Indian scenarios. In addition to this, the important aspect related to breeding is discussed based on the small experiment which could benefit the farmers and young professionals to understand the technical aspects of tilapia breeding and culture.

Keywords: Tilapia Seed Production; Breeding Methods; Hatchery Management; Feed Preparation


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Citation: Sruti TN., et al. “The Hatchery Management of Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (Gift)". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.12 (2022): 03-09.


Copyright: © 2022 Sruti TN., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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