Nutritional richness and culture of aquatic faunal bio-resources with particular reference to small indigenous fish species, Amblypharyngodon mola
- Country : India
- Subject : Zoology
Present study is the analysis of micronutrients of a small indigenous freshwater fish species, Amblypharyngodon mola and its introduction in paddy cum fish culture system along with Indian major and medium carps. Results reveal that the fish species is rich in calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamin-A, selenium and iodine, essential for human health. Culture in paddy cum fish culture system the fish added an additional yields in the range of 43.4 to 75.8 kg/ha, sharing 6-9 % of the total production along with composite fish culture of Indian major and medium carps.