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Category: Photos

Dec 18 2018

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14671

Dec 06 2018

Small-scale aquaculture training course – Africa (Egypt – EICA, 2018)

  The inserted photos were taken on December 02, during the first technical day of the “Small-scale aquaculture” training course. This 12-day course is organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The course hosts 28 participants from 20 African countries. The photos show Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal, Mrs. Mona and Mrs. Sohair …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14653

Nov 29 2018

Cage culture of tilapia in Guatemala

Photo credit: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas (Guatemala) Description: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a cage farm for tilapia located in freshwater body in Guatemala. The production of tilapia (Oreochromis spp) has constantly increased in tanks and cages. The culture of tilapia in floating …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14640

Nov 27 2018

Interesting African children; Amina in Tanzania and Peter in Kenya

During our field visits to fish farms, I could lose the chance talking to African children who were in the premise of the farms. I was impressed by the young personality of both children. Amina and her brother in Tanzania asked me about my name and more questions while Peter in Kenya initiated the fist-bump …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14636

Nov 20 2018

Pond raceway system in China

Credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) This technology is observed in FFRC in Wuxi, China. It is used to produce high value species such as sea bass in intensive system. The system is operated with the use of air blowers which will create an airlift for water circulation. This method is good as it carries two …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14627

Nov 11 2018

Fish Culture Development (regular training course – 2018 – EICA – Egypt)

Because of travels during October, my contribution to this year course has been delayed to today 11 November as I delivered my first lectures. This 10-week Fish Culture Development training course has been annually supported since 1988 by the Egyptian Government as represented in the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). As usual, lectures in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14624

Nov 07 2018

Rainbow trout from grow-out tanks to restaurant tables in San Mateo (Peru)

Photos’ credit: Jhons Huayanay Ostos (Peru) Review: Jhons Huayanay Ostos and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Peru. The farm is located in San Mateo,  Huarochiri region, Lima. The river water is the water source for the farm. The minimum and maximum …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14619

Nov 07 2018

Dagaa dominates the dried-fish market in Tanzania – Video

This video was filmed in a village market at Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). As expected, the as a village market, very many items are vegetables, fruits, home utilities, and a lot more. In regard to fish, only dried, salted and smoked fish are displayed. Dagaa, such small fish whether dried/salted, and or smoked seemed dominated the fish …

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Oct 27 2018

Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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Oct 25 2018

The size of feed pellet and the width of fish mouth – Video

  The inserted video shows the feeding of tilapia fingerlings. As shown in the video, the size of the floating pellets is too large to be swallowed by the fingerlings that are chasing the feed trying to get a bite after another. In this case, fish will spend unnecessary extra energy during feeding that would …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14606

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