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Fishpond Management

A field technician testing water drawn from a pond

Practice Code: 399
Reporting Unit: Feet and Cubic Feet (Ft. and FT³)

Managing impounded water for the production of fish or other aquatic organisms.

Purposes and Benefits

  • To provide favorable habitat for fish and other aquatic organisms
  • To develop and maintain a desired species composition and ratio
  • To develop and maintain a desired level of production.

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide Web site.

 

Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

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Pond, Embankment or Excavated (378)

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