Effects of temperature and salinity on growth performance in cultured Tra catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) in Vietnam

Nguyen, Trong Hong Phuc (2015) Effects of temperature and salinity on growth performance in cultured Tra catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) in Vietnam. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This project is a step towards assessing the effects of climate change on the tra catfish industry in Vietnam. The methods were designed to evaluate possible effects of salinity and temperature increase and their interaction on fish physiological parameters, growth performance, survival and the expression of stress related genes. Results indicated that tra had higher overall performance at 35oC with 6ppt salinity and therefore should cope with moderate predicted outcomes of climate change for the region. The experiments were mostly conducted in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam - the centre of the tra catfish industry with the cooperation of Can Tho University – Can Tho City – Vietnam.

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ID Code: 86693
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Hurwood, David & Mather, Peter
Keywords: Tra catfish, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, climate change, aquaculture, temperature, salinity, growth performance, growth hormone, stress response, cortisol
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Earth, Environmental & Biological Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2015 05:40
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 05:47

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