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Aquaculture is a method used in the production of fishes in

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

Which of the following stages in fishery is stocking of pond carried out?

A. Adult    B. Cyst    C. Egg    D. Fingerling    E. Larva

The following are advantages of polyculture in fish farming, except

A. fish are more resistant to disease.
B. fish of any size or age can be raised.
C. natural foods in the pond are better used.
D. overpopulation in ponds can be controlled.
E. understocking of fish is encouraged.

The skeleton of cartilaginous fish is

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

Which of the following is not a breeding process in fish?

A. Courtship    B. Feeding    C. Fertilization    D. Hatching    E. Spawning

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.

Another name for tail fin is

A. caudal.    B. dorsal.    C. pectoral.    D. pelvic.    E. ventral.

The following are water sources, except

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

Importance of fish farming includes the following, except

A. better land use.
B. employment.
C. food.
D. foreign exchange earnings.
E. pollution.

Which of the following is not considered in stocking a pond?

A. Age    B. Density    C. Ratio   D. Sex   E. Shape

Cropping in fishery means the process of

A. breeding.    B. feeding.    C. harvesting.    D. producing.   E. rearing.

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 equipment is not used for preservation?

A. Freezer    B. Kiln    C. Oven    D. Refrigerator    E. Silo

Which of the following is not a parasite in fishery?

A. Fish louse    B. Fish rot    C. Leeches   D. Nematode    E. Worms

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.

The part labelled III is the

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

Fishes typically keep afloat due to the presence of

A. gills.    B. lateral lines.    C. lungs.    D. nostrils.    E. swim bladders.

Which of the following feed ingredients provides carbohydrate for fish?

A. Blood meal    B. Cotton seed cake    C. Insect meal    D. Maize meal    E. Powdered milk

Which of the following is a fishing festival in Nigeria?

A. Argungun    B. Durbar    C. Eyo    D. Ogun   E. Okonko

After death, fish flesh is highly

A. perishable.    B. prepared.    C. preserved.    D. processed.   E. protruded.

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