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Nigerians are large consumers of fish and fish remains one of the main products consumed in terms of animal protein. Study has shown that only about 50 per cent of demand for fish is currently being met by local supply and that provides direct and indirect employment to over six million people.
Despite the popularity of farming in Nigeria, the fish farming industry can best be described as being at the infant stage when compared to the large market potential for its production and marketing. This is mainly due to unavailability of fingerlings owing to lack of adequate infrastructure for hatcheries for fingerling production. read more

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International Institute for Tropical Agriculture(IITA)InstituteIITA PMB 5320, Ibadan(0)8039784000,
National Animal Production Research Institute(NAPRI)InstituteNational Animal Production Research Institute, Shika +234-803-7325760,
National Veterinary Research institute(NVRI)InstituteNational Veterinary Research Institute, PMB 1, Vom, Plateau State ,