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The National Fish Hatchery System works to support healthy, self-sustaining populations of fish and other aquatic species across the country. Every year we raise and stock over 100 million fish to support the recovery and restoration of imperiled species, recreational fishing, and tribal subsistence fisheries. What We Do
May 24, 2005 · The National Fish Hatchery System was established in 1871 by Congress through the creation of a U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries. From its beginnings, the NFHS has evolved to become the national leader in many aspects of aquatic species culture and brood stock management, especially for imperiled species.
Feed with rotifers at 10-15 ind/ml until zoea 4 or 5 and newly hatched Artemia at 0.5- 1 ind/ml from late zoea 3 to early megalopa. Feed later stage of megalopa with larger Artemia and/or minced fish or mussel meat. Change 30-50% of the water volume every 5 days until harvest. Harvest crab instar (crablets) and stock in net cages. Previous Next