breeding pond
a pond for holding sexually mature fish in a hatchery setting for use as broodstock. Also called spawning pond

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Breeding — Breed Breed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Breeding}.] [OE. breden, AS. br[=e]dan to nourish, cherish, keep warm, from br[=o]d brood; akin to D. broeden to brood, OHG. bruoten, G. br[ u]ten. See {Brood}.] 1. To produce as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breeding hapa — hapa (a small net enclosure in shallow ponds used for deposition of eggs or to raise larval and juvenile fish before release into the general pond environment, e.g. for Indian carps) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hofer pond — a breeding pond in Europe used in carp culture. Varies in depth from 30 to 80 cm and has bundles of brushwood for egg deposition. Parents are removed after spawning. Fry are netted or captured as the pond is drained. Lacks an outer trench as in… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • spawning pond — a small pond specially designed for natural spawning by brood fish in aquaculture. Also called breeding pond …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Indian Pond Heron — Taxobox name = Indian Pond Heron status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49590|title=Ardeola grayii|downloaded=12 May 2006] image caption = In non breeding plumage (Kolkata,… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese Pond Heron — Adult in breeding plumage …   Wikipedia

  • Antonelli Pond — Infobox lake lake name = Antonelli Pond image lake = Antonelli Pond sunset.jpg caption lake = Sunset (February 2008) image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Santa Cruz, California coords = coord|36|57|17|N|122|03|37|W|region:US CA type …   Wikipedia

  • Javan Pond Heron — Taxobox name = Javan Pond Heron image caption = breeding plumage status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49592|title=Ardeola speciosa|downloaded=26 November 2006 Database entry… …   Wikipedia

  • animal breeding — Introduction  controlled propagation of domestic animals in order to improve desirable qualities. Humanity has been modifying domesticated animals to better suit human needs for centuries. Selective breeding involves using knowledge from several… …   Universalium

  • Winnecunnet Pond — See also Winnacunnet. Infobox lake lake name = Winnecunnet Pond image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry= location = Norton, Massachusetts, USA coords = coord|41|58|15|N|71|07|55|W|type:waterbody region:US… …   Wikipedia

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