Year: 2017, Issue: December

Food preference of gold fish (Carassius auratus) with special reference towards mosquito larvae under laboratory condition.
Author:
Sunita Gupta, Mahima Tripathi and R. P. Mishra
Keyword:
Food preference, Gold fish, Mosquito larvae.
The present research work carried out the rearing aspect of gold fish using mosquito larvae. The study conducted to investigate feeding efficiency of gold fish, which feed on mosquito larvae and observe its growth performance. In the present study, feeding experiment conducted for six month and final growth parameters measured after 60th days of initial stocking. The final weight, weight gain and specific growth rate observed. Result indicates gold fish in its different life stage predates on mosquito larvae. Hence, this fish can be used to control mosquito larvae.

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