Knowledge Level of Fish Farmers in Babylon Province About Fish Farming Practices


Fish farming is seen as an attractive option for enhancing fish production.Knowledge of fish farmers about scientific fish farming practices andmanagement plays a very important role for increasing the yield of fish. Thestudy is conducted in Babylon province. It has found that majority of the fishfarmers (55.5%) have possessed low to medium level of knowledge regardingscientific fish farming practices. The highest extent of knowledge is observed inthe field of harvest, marketing .There is a significant correlation between theknowledge of respondents, and their level of education, experience in fishfarming.