Fishery I

Agricultural Science JSS 2 Third Term


Fishery I

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1.  Define fishery.

2.  Classify fishes on the basis of habitat and morphology.


Definition of fishery and fish farming

Fishery can be defined as a branch of agriculture which deals with the production of fishes and other aquatic animals.

On the other hand, the artificial rearing of fishes in specially constructed ponds and other enclosures; in coastal waters, lagoons and reservoirs until they reach table size is called FISH FARMING. A person who sells fish is referred to as a FISHMONGER.

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