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In response to inland fisheries demands for more manageable species of fish, development agencies in the Philippines have turned some attention to common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and its culture in rice paddies. Tilapia, which have been used exten-sively in rice fields, require more management than carp. With the advent of integrated fish farming and agriculture
This report presents information gathered during a short trip (November 14 to December 2, 1978) which the author made to observe the recent developments in inland fisheries research in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.