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Fishing Techniques

 
Conducts survey of permanent places of mosquito infestation by health staff and places Guppy and Gambutia fishes in the waters by the staff of PHCs. These fishes eat larva and prevents mosquito infestation. In the places of temporary mosquito infestation, methods of chemical treatment and source reduction is adopted for destroying larva. In all weather lakes and reservoirs, larva eating fish are placed in 799 places and infestation of mosquito in prevented.
 
Guppy fish Gumbutia fishes
Small in size Big in size
Eats 300 larva Eats 300 larva
Ugly in appearance Colourful and decent in appearance
Survives in dirty water Lives in clear water
Gives birth to young ones Gives birth to young ones
Lives for 3 to 4 years Lives for 3 to 4 years
Gives birth to 3 to 4 young ones Gives birth to 3 to 4 young ones every 3 to 4 months
Eats moss Eats moss
Prefers shade Prefers shade

Last Update : 11/2/2014

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