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National Fish Farmers Day 2020

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    13th Jul, 2020
  • National Fish Farmers Day 2020 was celebrated by the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
  • Observed on 10th July every year in honour of scientists Dr. K. H. Alikunhi and Dr. H.L. Chaudhury.
  • These two scientists had successfully demonstrated the technology of induced breeding (Hypophysation) in Indian Major Carps.
  • In India, the major carps, Catla (Catla catla), Rohu (Labeo rohita) and Mrigal(Cirrhinus mrigala) are the mainstay of freshwater aquaculture.
  • About Fish CyroBanks: Fish Cryobanks is a storage facility facilitating all-time availability of fish sperms of desired species to fish farmers.

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