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Subsistence farming in fishery refers to the rearing of fish for

A. communal use.    B. entertainment.    C. family and sales.   D. family use only.   E. sales only.

The part labelled III is the

A. float.    B. hook.    C. rod.    D. rope.   E. sinker.

The culture system mostly practiced by fish farmers in Nigeria is

A. extensive.    B. inclusive.    C. intensive.    D. semi extensive.    E. semi intensive.

The following are water sources, except

A. rainfall.    B. run-off.    C. sewage.    D. springs.    E. wells.

An example of a finned fish is

A. mackerel.    B. oyster.    C. ray.    D. shark.    E. shrimps.

Levee in a pond is the same thing as the

A. bottom.    B. inlet.    C. outlet.    D. wail.    E. water surface.

A suitable place where fish lays egg is known as

A. brooding spot.
B. egg hatching spot.
C. labour ground.
D. nesting area.
E. spawning ground.

The following processes ensure fish quality, except

A. de-gilling.    B. de-gutting.    C. de-moulding.   D. de-scaling.   E. washing.

Which of the following is not a benefit of fish industry?

A. Drug production    B. Economy    C. Employment   D. Food production   E. Pollution

Which of the following is not used for processing fish?

A. Basin.    B. Grater    C. Knife    D. Slabs    E. Tables

The following methods improve dissolved oxygen in water, except

A. add freshwater into the pond.
B. increase manure loading.
C. provision of flow through system.
D. stir the pond.
E. stop manure loading.

Aquaculture is a method used in the production of fishes in

A. cage.    B. drum.    C. glass.    D. pit.    E. plastic.

The following are reasons for embarking on aquaculture, except

A. improving stocks in natural water bodies.
B. means of recycling waste.
C. production of bait fish for industrial fishing.
D. production of ornamental fishes.
E. recycling of hydro electricity.

Which of the following does not affect fish deterioration after death?

A. Bacteria    B. Enzymes    C. Fungi    D. Insects    E. Salt

The part labelled V is the

A. anal fin.    B. anus.    C. caudal fin.    D. lateral line.    E. mouth.

The recommended dissolved oxygen at which cultured fish can survive in a pond is

A. 0 - 1.5 mg/l.     B. 2 - 3.5 mg/l.     C. 3.5 - 4 mg/l.     D. 4 - 4.5 mg/l.     E. 5 - 8 mg/l.

Fish belong to the group of animals called

A. coelenterata.    B. crustacea.    C. molusca.    D. pisces.    E. reptilia.

Which of the labelled parts leads to the organ for detecting food?

A. I    B. II    C. III    D. IV    E. V

Monoculture in fish farming encourages the following, except

A. control over the sex of the fish.
B. familiarity with fish farming.
C. intensive fish culture.
D. prevents single disease to kill all the fish.
E. selective harvesting.

The skeleton of cartilaginous fish is

A. coarse.    B. elastic.    C. plastic.    D. simple.   E. tough.

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