Aquaculture in brackish water proves more rewarding

(12/07/18)

than in freshwater

Small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia earn 2.5 times more farming aquaculture in brackish-water, compared to freshwater, according to a study published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities.

The study, led by Roslina Kamaruddin, a researcher from University Utara Malaysia, was intended to understand why some fish farmers are more successful than others.

As part of the analysis, Kamaruddin queried 216 small-scale freshwater and brackish-water pond fish farmers from the state of Kedah about their assets, such as education and investment.................................................


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