Pond Management

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Aquaculture Fisheries, & Pond Management
New Pond How-to Series videos, “Interpreting Your Water Quality Report for Your Pond”,  “Controlling Algae in Farm Ponds”,  “Cooking Fish 101” and “Fish Removal with Rotenone”.  Much more pond information available at this website.
This web site was designed to help pond owners and their advisors in the identification and management of aquatic vegetation. Photos and line-drawings are provided for proper plant ID. Management options include mechanical, biological and chemical.
Catfish Ponds for Recreation
Catfish ponds can provide enjoyable outdoor recreation as well as excellent food fish. This publication explains pond preparation, stocking, feeding, water quality, off-flavor, harvesting, fish diseases, and controlling pond pests. (16 pp., 4 figures, 7 t
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
Since 1988 Texas A&M University, in cooperation with the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center and the United States Department of Agriculture, has served as the Lead Institution in producing and distributing materials for aquaculturists and consumers.
Texas Aquaculture Association
The Texas Aquaculture Association is an association of entities with an interest in aquaculture that spans commercial production of shrimp, redfish, tilapia, channel catfish, hybrid striped bass, baitfish production, production of stocker fish, product
TPWD Exotic Species List
The organisms listed on this page are legally classified as exotic, harmful, or potentially harmful. No person may import, possess, sell, or place them into water of this state except as authorized by rule or permit issued by the department.
TPWD Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation List
Organizations and individuals wishing to conduct vegetation management activities in public water must first submit a Treatment Proposal for review by TPWD and local controlling entities. The proposal form is provided on this webpage.

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