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Biofloc technology in red tilapia culture in Colombia (Video)

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Description:  Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in a red tilapia farm which uses biofloc technology. The farm is located in Zulia Notre de Santander (Colombia). The farm receives its water from a rain water reservoir. The management …

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Indigenous knowledge: Use of green mint and basil for keeping fish freshness in open markets

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Like many people I used to see green plants below fish displays. Frankly speaking, I never paid attention to the type of such plants thinking that it serves as a cushion preventing displayed fish from possible skin abrasion. Only last month (April 2019), I asked several …

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Line fishing with artificial lures in the catch of Narrow barred Spanish mackerel from the Red Sea -Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Hassan Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The narrow barred Spanish mackerel known in Egypt as “Darak” is a precious species that enjoys a high market value especially this species has been listed as “Near threatened” according to the IUCN Red list. In this particular …

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Aquaponics in Namibia

Photos credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Kaulo Salushando and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures were taken in aquaponics project in Namibia. The project is located in Groot Aub, Khomas Region, Namibia. This project is suited inside a greenhouse. As shown inside the greenhouse, the fish pond is located …

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Spawning readiness of African catfish females – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video shows a typical process carried out to checking process of the females of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This selection process is carried out towards successful spawning whether natural or artificial spawning. Two specimens have been checked …

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Production of all-male Nile tilapia fingerlings in Brazil – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) – Description: Elsadig Arbab and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The hatchery shown in the video is located in Toledo, San Jose (Brazil). This particular hatchery is a component of an aquaculture project that consists of around 1000 of small volume/high density cages (SVHD cages) of …

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Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) – Video

This video was filmed during my visit to the Sea World, California, USA. Introduction: The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata belongs to the hound shark, in the family Triakidae. The species is small and pretty animals. The species is harmless to humans if they are not disturbed and hence divers can safely come close enough to …

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Drying of Lake Tanganyika sardines in Zambia

Photo credit: Nathan Chama (Zambia) Description: Nathan Chama and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a woman while drying some Tanganyika sardine Stolothrissa miodon which is known in Zambia as “kapenta”. The sardine drying takes place on the beaches of Lake Tanganyika in Nsumbu area (Zambia). Dried kapenta fetches …

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Purse seining of bluefin tuna in Libyan waters – Video

Video credit: Abdallah Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The video shows a typical fishing of Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in Libyan Mediterranean waters. In the present, almost all tuna fishery in Libya is carried out by longline and purse seining. This video shows the purse seining of the …

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Florida manatee (Description – habitats – Feeding habits)- Video

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA The title of this video: “Florida Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril” and was filmed during 1980s   The caption of the video states: “This is an excellent film about the plight of the endangered manatee. It is narrated by Leonard Nimoy and is full of beautiful underwater …

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