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Add To Calendar 27/04/2016 11:40:0027/04/2016 12:00:00Africa/JohannesburgAsian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016EGG PRODUCTION EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE CONTINUITY OF SILVER POMPANO (Trachinotus blochii)     Crystal 2The World Aquaculture Societyjohnc@was.orgfalseanrl65yqlzh3g1q0dme13067DD/MM/YYYY


Faisal Andre*, Tinggal Hermawan, A. Nur Ilham and Yahya Sulaiman
Batam Mariculture Development Centre
Jalan Raya Barelang, Pulau Setoko, Jembatan III
PO BOX 60 Sekupang, Batam 29422
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Silver Pompano  is one fish that has great potential to be developed because these fish can be cultivated throughout the year. To produce enough seed and the required quality mains quality as well. It is necessary for efforts to produce high quality master mature gonads were ready cultivated throughout the year. One effort to produce stem ripe gonads are ready to be cultivated is the improvement of feed. The purpose of this activity is to get the parent mature gonads and can be cultivated throughout the year.

Piloted during January to December 2015 place in Division broodstock of BPBL BatamSetoko Island, Batam. Gonadal maturation efforts pompano breeders  is done by feeding pellet mix and fresh fish.

During the trial period silver pompano could be cultivated with hormonal stimulation techniques both in the fullt  moon and in the dark moon with egg production ranges from 500,000 - 1900,000 grains with a fertility rate of 68-90%.

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