The effects of suspended solid on the fries of Sayan and Tengadak

Elizabeth Sinda, anak Tawai. (2004) The effects of suspended solid on the fries of Sayan and Tengadak. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study was carried out to determine the effect of turbid water on the growth and mortality of the fries of sayan Leptobarbus hosii and tengadak Puntius schwanenfeldii. Recirculating water system was used in this study. The amount of suspended solids used was 300 mg/l. A clear water culture system was used as a control. There were eight replicate tanks for treatment and control and each tank was filled with a 34 L of water. Ten fries were placed in each of the tank. Measurements for total length, standard length, and body weight was taken once every two weeks. Mortality was recorded every day. In turbid water culture system, tengadak has a lower total length (8.5 %), standard length (12.8 %), and body weight (25.6 %) than sayan. Mortality for sayan (30 %) was higher than tengadak (21.25 %). Feed conversion ratio (FeR) is similar for sayan and tengadak in both water systems (0.30). This study shows that the effect of suspended solid differs among different species even though they are of the same life stage.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2004.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Recirculating water system, suspended solid, reverine fish, growth, mortality, Aquatic animals Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 07:37
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 07:37
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17617

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