Profitability Analysis of Small and Large Farms of Fisheries Sub-Sectors: A Case Study at Trishal Upazila in Mymensingh

Md. Tanjil Hossain, Md. Nazrul Islam


The study intends to analysis of the socio-economic conditions of the sample farmers. This study also examined the costs returns and profitability of fish farming. The study was based on mainly primary data .In case of necessary secondary data were also used. A total of 30 pond fish farmers were randomly selected from two villages namely Dhanikhola and Boilor at Trishal Upazilla in Mymensingh district. In this study, both tabular and statistical techniqus were used for analysis of data. The finding of the study are : i ) Fish production and construction of ponds shared major parts of gross cost . In the study areas 77 percent  of the small farmers captured only 37 percent of the small farmers captured only 37 percent of total land holding and 23 percent of large farmers occupied about 63 percent of total land holding . Measures should be taken to increase pond fish production of the country. Extension worker and agriculture offices should take steps to encourage small farmers to produce more fish .

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