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Journal of Fisheries International

Year: 2008  |  Volume: 3  |  Issue: 3  |  Page No.: 52 - 55

Carp Culture: Cost-return and Profit Analysis of Rajshahi District, Bangladesh

Nazrul Islam, Emdadul Haque and A.B.M. Mohsin


Carps are being cultured in Rajshahi District in several forms like, in nursery pond, in rearing pond, in grow-out pond and recently in Beels. A research was designed on the polycutlure of both native and exotic major carps concerning the total cost involved and total return obtained with an objective to find out the profit status of carp culture in Rajshahi region. In this study, a clear relation is found between the total investment cost and total return. Maximum cost was found to be involved in nursery pond and minimum cost in Beel Mail as 223,052.00 and 3417.00 taka ha 1, respectively. Similarly, total return was also come from nursery pond culture system and minimum return from Beel Mail as 475,500.00 and 4030.00 taka ha 1, respectively. But the rate of profit in contrast of investment was found maximum in case of grow-out pond and minimum in Beel Mail as, 154 and 17%, respectively. However, the profit percentage of different pond culture system is more or less similar but significantly different from in Beel culture system.