This is the current 2021 price of fingerlings in Nigeria across the 36 states and capital. If you also wish to know the price of Juveniles in Nigeria 2021, then check below.
On this particular page, we have listed out the price of African Catfish fingerlings, Tilapia Fish fingerlings, Salmon Fish fingerlings and Catfish fingerlings 2021.
More so, the current cost of buying fingerlings/Juveniles in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and all other states has been listed below.
Age of Fingerlings/Juveniles
How old is a fingerlings? A fingerling is a newly hatched fish of about 4 weeks (1 month) old while a Juvenile is a newly hatched fish of about 8 weeks (2 months) old.
How Much is Fingerlings in Nigeria 2021.
A 4 weeks (one month) old fingerling in Nigeria cost between Ten Naira (N10) to Thirty Naira (N30) depending on location.
In the same way, An 8 weeks (two months) old Juvenile in Nigeria cost between Thirty Naira (N30) to Fifty Naira (N50) depending on locations.
Check below to see the breakdown price per location, states or communities within Nigeria.
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Current Cost of Fingerlings/Juveniles
The table below shows the common prices of Catfish fingerlings or Juveniles, Tilapia Fish fingerlings or Juveniles, and Salmon Fish fingerlings or Juveniles of the hetero-clarias (hybrid) specie in Nigeria.
Note: the prices below varies based on location, type of fish and the time of buying it. So the prices below is only valid for estimation.
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|Type||Quantity of Fingerlings||Age||Price||Quantity of Juveniles||Age||Price|
|All type||Price per piece||4 weeks||N8 – N30||price per piece||8 weeks||N30 – N50|
|Catfish||Per piece||4 weeks||N8 – N30||Per piece||8 weeks||N30 – N50|
|Tilapia Fish||Per piece||4 weeks||N8 – N30||price per piece||8 weeks||N30 – N50|
|Salmon Fish||Per piece||4 weeks||N8 – N30||price per piece||8 weeks||N30 – N50|
Price by States/Locations 2021
The following is an estimated price of fingerlings in all the states in Nigeria.
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|State||Capital||Fingerlings Price||Juveniles Price|
|Abia||Umuahia||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Adamawa||Yola||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Akwa Ibom||Uyo||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Anambra||Awka||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Bauchi||Bauchi||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Bayelsa||Yenagoa||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Benue||Makurdi||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Borno||Maiduguri||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Cross River||Calabar||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Delta||Asaba||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Ebonyi||Abakaliki||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Edo||Benin City||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Ekiti||Ado Ekiti||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Enugu||Enugu||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Gombe||Gombe||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Imo||Owerri||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Jigawa||Dutse||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Kaduna||Kaduna||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Kano||Kano||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Katsina||Katsina||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Kebbi||Birnin Kebbi||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Kogi||Lokoja||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Kwara||Ilorin||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Lagos||Ikeja||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Nasarawa||Lafia||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Niger||Minna||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Ogun||Abeokuta||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Ondo||Akure||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Osun||Oshogbo||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Oyo||Ibadan||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Plateau||Jos||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Rivers||Port Harcourt||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Sokoto||Sokoto||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Taraba||Jalingo||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Yobe||Damaturu||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|Zamfara||Gusau||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
|FCT||Abuja||N8 – N30||N30 – N50|
Where To Buy Fingerlings at Best Price
Generally, you can buy Catfish fingerlings or Juveniles, Tilapia Fish fingerlings or Juveniles, and Salmon Fish fingerlings or Juveniles at any trusted fish farm in Nigeria.
Most fish farms allows buyers to buy their fingerlings and still leave them in the farm while they can monitor the progress of the growth of their fingerlings and then get them when they reach juvenile stage.