Crucial Challenge in Pangasius Farming
Susitharan V*, Sathiya Kala A and Babitha Rani AM
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, India
*Corresponding Author: Susitharan V, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries
Education, Mumbai, India.
October 03, 2022; Published: November 12, 2022
Pangasius is mostly present in freshwater and also it can live upto 1ppt salinity, in pH>5 and 30°C. It has a streamlined body with silver belly, dark grey coloured back, a pair of barbels and wide mouth. Its rate of growth is high and it can live upto 20 years in the wild. It matures for the first time at 100 to 120 mm in length and 14 to 15 g in weight. After 6 - 8 months it will reach around 800 - 1,100 grams; best for harvesting. It has relatively low cost, good flavour and delicate which improved the consumption across the world.
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