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Abdel Rahman El Gamal

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Biological recycling of pond weeds in fish farms

Photo credit: Mustafa Koweka (Syria) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photo shows a group of cattle while grazing weeds grown on the dykes of fish ponds. The shown practice is a type of biological control of unwanted plants in fish ponds in which cattle acquire a part of their daily …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15340

Feeding meagre in earthen ponds in Damietta (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed during a field visit by Fish Culture Development training course. The marine fish farm is located in Damietta; the main region for the farming of meagre (Argyrosomus regius). The development of meagre aquaculture in Egypt …

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Fish and seafood display in Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

The two photos show the displays of fish and seafood in Sharm El Sheikh (South Sinai). The display indicates that premium species of lobster, shrimp, crab and finfish are displayed; all belong to marine fish/seafood. This also indicates the consumer preference as well as the purchasing power of tourists who spend their vacations in such …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Ghana

Photos’ credit: Francis Xedagbui (Ghana) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the harvest of caged tilapia and show also a group of women while processing (gutting) the harvested fish in a nearby boat. In fact, the owner of the cages (Francis), participated in a 3-month training course held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15329

African catfish farming in Tanzania (Video)

This video was filmed during my visit along with Tanzanian colleagues to a fish farm located in Kibisho. The visit took place during September 2018. The present video shows a farm component related to the culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) whereas catfish broodstock are maintained in outdoor concrete tanks. There are hatcheries for tilapia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15323

Rescuing an Indus River dolphin (Pakistan)

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan) Review: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows an incidence of rescuing an Indus River dolphin (Platanista gangetica). This species of dolphin is among the world’s most endangered dolphins and has been listed as ‘Endangered’ by the World Conservation Union. It is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15320

Promoting the integration of agricultural crops with aquaculture in Madagascar

Photos’ credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show different models of integration between tilapia-based fish farming and different agriculture systems including –as shown in the pictures- vegetables, corn, gardens and others. Typically, proper integration enhances the productivity whether in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15315

Culture of all-male tilapia in Senegal

Photos’ credit: Jean-Marie Sambou (Senegal) Description: Jean Marie   and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the production and distribution of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings in Senegal. Typically, all-male tilapia is produced via hormonal treatment using 17-alpha methyl testosterone. The pictures have been taken in a private tilapia hatchery …

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Culture of rainbow trout in Pakistan (Overview)

Photo credit: Yousuf Jan (Pakistan) Description: Yousuf Jan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Historically, the culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Pakistan; in particular in Gilgit Baltistan dates back to 1906-1908 starting with aged ova that were carried to Gilgit by Potters and then hatched under the supervision of experts …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15302

Fish Culture Development training course – 2019 (Prior to graduation)

The inserted pictures have been taken on Thursday (December 5), the day of my very last contribution to this program. This 11-week “Fish Culture Development” training course has been annually organized and supported since 1989 by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). Eng. Hend Arafa (EICA, Director General), and Eng. Manal attended one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15296

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