Volume 21 - Issue 1

Original articles

Occurrence of bacteria species responsible for vibriosis in shrimp pond culture systems in Sri Lanka and assessment of the suitable control measures.

 P.P.M. Heenatigala and M.U.L. Fernando

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Introduction of a bowser for the transportation of fish seed in Sri Lanka: Impacts and economics.

Jayantha Chandrasoma and K.B. Chandrani Pushpalatha

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Farming of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in backyard ponds in Sri Lanka: Culture practices, fish production and profitability.

K.B.C. Pushpalatha, J. Chandrasoma, H.S.W.A. Liyanage, W.A.J.R. Fernando and J.M. Jayabahu

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Toxic effects of Trebon®, a synthetic pyrethroid based insecticide formulation, on Oreochromis mossambicus (Family: Cichlidae).

W.U. Chandrasekara and K.S.D. Premarathna

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Short communications

 

Size-dependent dietary shifts in Chitala ornata (Osteichthyes; Notopteridae), an accidentally introduced exotic species in Sri Lanka.

R.R.A. Ramani Shirantha

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The potential benefits of rainwater harvesting for households in the Jaffna Peninsula.

Paul Rink, Christina Semasinghe and Herath Manthrithilake

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Technical notes

 

Cryptocoryne wendtii can successfully be grown in river sand enriched with nutrients.

B.V.A.S.M. Bambaranda and S.E. Peiris

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Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus Korumburuwa in the stilt fishery in Southern Sri Lanka: Are they really poisonous?.

K.H.M. Ashoka Deepananda, Upali S. Amarasinghe and Udith K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige

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