The “Good Aquaculture Practices for Seed Production in Kenya” guidelines published in 2017 is the first guideline designed to help prospective and practicing hatchery managers and fish farmers to realize better production. It can be used as a source of important information to various stakeholders in aquaculture including researchers, lecturers, students and aquaculture business enterprises. It will also help government agencies to ensure high quality of standard operating procedures and products.
Good husbandry is required to maintain the momentum of the renewed interest in aquaculture in Kenya and the region. The guidelines herein will form a good basis for farmers to easily acquire information on the best practices in the industry. These guidelines are consistent with relevant international codes of practice and guidelines and have been developed based on the best scientific evidence available to enable Tilapia and Catfish hatcheries apply techniques that are economically and environmentally sustainable.
The book goes for Ksh 750.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Shilling), to make an order, contact:-
Ms. Mary Opiyo or Mr. Kevin Obiero
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
Sagana Aquaculture Research Centre
P.O Box 451-10230
Mobile: +254 719 404 590.
Copies are also available at KMFRI Nairobi Liaison Office based at the National Museums of Kenya. Tel: +254 (020) 3746659.