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Effects of stocking density on growth and skin quality of grower Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus)

  • 2021
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 51
E.C. Webb, D.M. Veldsman, J.G. Myburgh & G.E. Swan Page: 142 - 150

Intensive Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) farming operates with considerable variation in housing and stocking density. In this study, current commercial stocking densities for crocodilians were investigated using 261 grower-phase crocodiles (15 months old, average total body length 94.5 cm, and…

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