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- Li, Menghe H.; Robinson, Edwin H.; Minchew, Charles D.; Tucker, Craig S.; Bosworth, Brian G.; Heikes, David; Yant, Roger
- North American Journal of Aquaculture 2010 v.72 no.2 pp. 150
- Ictalurus furcatus; Ictalurus punctatus; animal growth; catfish; feed conversion; feeding frequency; feeds; fingerlings; fish culture; fish feeding; fish ponds; fish production; growing season; harvest date; hybrids; satiety; spatial distribution; stocking rate; weight gain; yields
- ... Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of stocking density and feeding frequency on the growth, net yield, and feed conversion of hybrid catfish (female channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus x male blue catfish I. furcatus). In experiment 1, hybrid catfish fingerlings with a mean initial weight of 65 g were stocked into ten 0.4-ha earthen ponds at a density of 12,355 fish/ha. In expe ...