Category Archive: Lectures and Bites

Oct 06 2015

Small-scale aquaculture in rural development (2015)- lecture

The inserted lecture has been delivered in the regional and international training courses. The lecture starts with features of rural communities in regard to livelihoods and social aspects highlighting the importance of fish to rural communities. A subsequent part of the lecture focused on the models of small-scale aquaculture projects which fit best the rural …

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Sep 14 2015

Fish Hatchery Management (2015 version)

This lecture was delivered in the Fish Culture Development training course which started on August 2015. This course is annually organized –since 2004- by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture “EICA” and supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency “JICA”. The course hosts 15 African trainees from nine African countries. This lecture will be delivered also …

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Sep 07 2015

Applications of genetics in aquaculture (principles – selection and hybridization – sex reversal – advanced breeding technologies) – Updated 2015

This lecture was delivered during August, 2015 in the Fish Culture Development training course- Africa that is being organized by the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA) with the support of JICA. The lecture starts with principles of genetics and breeding focusing on those related to breeding programs. Qualitative and quantitative traits are covered. The …

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Aug 17 2015

Live fish handling (2015 version)

This lecture addresses key elements in aquaculture practices which are namely: stocking, sampling & harvesting, grading, marking, anesthesia and transportation. This updated version focused more on issues which has been found important based on feedbacks. The lecture has been delivered during the “Fish Culture Development – Africa”, August (2015). [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Live-Fish-Handling-2015.pdf”]  

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Aug 05 2015

Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture (2015)

This presentation updates and analizes the developing of Egyptian aquaculture based on the latest statistics on 2013. The analysis highlights the decline in tilapia production and possible causes for that. The African as well as the global perspectives are addressed in this presentation. Aquaculture systems, fish trade, processing, fish feed and more of related topics are …

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May 21 2015

Prior stocking stress tests for the whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

This 2-slide bite addresses a quality control procedures which are commonly used prior to the stocking of whiteleg shrimp post larvae in grow-out ponds. The rationality of the tests as well as the common ones are included. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Stress-tests-for-the-postlarvae-of-whiteleg-shrimp.pdf”]

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Jan 27 2015

Hormonal sex reversal of tilapia fry (practice and contradicting opinions) – Video

After a short introduction of tilapia in aquaculture, this 17-min video focuses on the production of all-male tilapia through the sex reversal practices using male hormone. The logic sequence of the sex reversal process has been maintained to large extent starting by the sexual differentiation in tilapia then determining the appropriate age and/size for successful …

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Jan 17 2015

Production of all-male tilapia through hybridization – Video

Author: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This 8-min presentation addresses one specific topic which is the use of hybridization in the production of all-male tilapia fingerlings. The presentation highlighted to role of tilapia in global aquaculture as well as the necessity of producing all-male tilapia. Hybridization among tilapia species …

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Nov 25 2014

Liming fish ponds

This 4-slide information bite addresses the liming of fish ponds including the different purposes of liming as well as types of lime and criteria of each lime form. The applications of lime has been addressed and supported by photos. Determining the quantity and need through analysis has been also covered. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Liming-fish-ponds.pdf”]       …

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Nov 14 2014

Small-scale aquaculture in Rural Development (Features- Models- Promotion)

This lecture was delivered during November, 2014 in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This lecture focuses on small-scale aquaculture in rural development. The handling highlights the  features of rural societies especially in regard to aquaculture and criteria of appropriate fish species …

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