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Catfishes-Nutrition and Feeds for Successful Farming

Catfishes are a rich source of omega-3, omega-6 fatty acids, protein, B-12 vitamin and good source of mineral like magnesium. These qualities make catfishes to be prominent species for culture practices and have good marketing values for these fishes. Blue catfish, channel catfish and Flathead catfish are the three primary species of catfish. Among these, Blue catfish category can reach upto 50 kg weight. Catfish farming is a profitable business with good feeding and water quality management. Also it would emphasize the farming activities to the next level with increased production of catfishes in India.