WAEC Fishery Practical Questions 2017- West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West Africa countries. In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC.
PAPER 3 – PRACTICAL QUESTIONS
A – Fishmeal
B – Tilapia
C – Wheelbarrow
1. (a) Identify specimens A, B and C
(b) State three uses of specimen A.
(c) Describe the process of making specimen A.
(d) Name four other by-products of fish apart from A.
2. (a) State nine benefits of raising specimen B.
(b) Describe three manag
(a) (i) Identify the fishing gear illustrated as A and B below.
(ii) Describe how the fishing gear is used to catch fish.
(iii) Mention two materials that could be used to construct the gear.
(iv) Classify the gear as an active or passive gear.
(b) (i) A farmer feeds fish at 8:30a.m.and again at 4:30p.m.daily.
Explain what would happen if on a particular day the second feeding is done at 12:00 noon instead of 4:30p.m.
(ii) State the precautions that should be taken in order to prevent wastage of feed when feeding fish in a pond?
(c) Describe briefly how each of the following materials is added to a fish pond:
(i) Pure poultry droppings;
(ii) Poultry droppings mixed with wood shavings.
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