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Fish culture development training course (Africa) 2019

The inserted photo was taken on July 15, the first technical day of the “Fish Culture Development – Africa” training course for 2019. This 3-month course is annually organized since 2004 and jointly supported by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA” and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The course this year hosts 14 …

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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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Spawning of imported whiteleg shrimp in a biosecure facility in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt). Description: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, being the newest introduced shrimp species in Egypt is considered a promising candidate towards the development of shrimp aquaculture in the country based on its high productive traits. In order to minimize the …

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Introducing solar energy in Egyptian aquaculture

Photos’ credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a shrimp farm located in Port Said area (Egypt). The use of solar energy in aquaculture in Egypt has been always considered especially when considering the increasing cost of fuel as well as the maintenance …

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Display of tarpon in a fish market (La Paz – Bolivia)

Photo credit: Andres Loayza Apaza (Bolivia) –  Review: Andres Loayza Apaza and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows the display and sale of tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in the popular market town of La Paz, the administrative capitalof Bolivia. The displayed tarpon is fished in the Pilcomayo River and moved over …

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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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Indigenous knowledge: Lake sand and fish freshness (Nyumba ya mengi Lake) Tanzania

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) During my visit to Mbuyuni fish market (Kilimanjaro) during September 2018, I noticed in some fish containers that sand is spread among displayed fish biomass. I have been told by the fish trader that Nyumba ya Mengi Lake which is not far from the market is …

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The heavily-fished Nile perch today was regarded a sacred fish in old Egypt

Museum photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) –   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) One of the photos was taken in the National Museum (Egypt). The second photo was taken in the landing site (Aswan – Egypt) It may of interest to know that the Nile perch which is currently considered …

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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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