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Use of cribs in the organic manuring of fish ponds in Togo

Photo credit: Sabi Asma (Togo) Description: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The structure shown in the corner of a fish pond in the inserted picture is typically used in the organic manuring in Togo as well as in other African countries. Instead of spreading the organic materials over the …

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Shrimp culture in Guatemala – Video

Video credit: Alejandro Joachin (Guatemala) Review: Alejandro Joachin and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed in a shrimp farm in Aldea El cebollito, Monterrico (Guatemala). The farm consists of three ponds of 1-ha each. The white leg shrimp Litopenaues vanammei is the species farmed in the farm. …

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Pit fish smoking in Chad

Photo credit: Saleh Abakar Oumar (Chad) Review: Saleh Abakar Oumar  and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a simple traditional smoking facility in Chad that is made of a pit (hole) dug in the ground. The soil selected for the pit digging should be stable to help the pit …

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Promoting aquaculture in Namibia – Video

Video credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) Description: Kaulo Salushando and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed during an official harvesting that took place in Fonteintjie fish farm which is a governmental farm. The harvest was covered by media and attended by the minister and top officials as well as …

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Role of women in seaweed farming in Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Farida Mlaponi Mohamed (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Commercial seaweed farming started on Zanzibar (Unguja) Island in 1989 and expanded to Pemba Island and mainland Tanzania around 1994.  The seaweed strains of Kappaphycus were imported from the Philippines. Tanzania Seaweed farming in Tanzania started commercially in 1989 and …

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Pond culture of African catfish in Togo

Photos’ credit: Sabi Asma (Togo)     Description: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to a conducted survey, two production systems do exist in Togo with extensive system (about 88%) that is carried out in earthen ponds and reservoirs, while the semi intensive system (about 12%) is practiced in tanks and …

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Machinery use in the construction of Egyptian fish ponds (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in 2015 during the construction of a fish farm in Egypt. Typically, fish ponds in Egypt are constructed using different types of machinery that are required for excavation, compacting, levelling and dyke construction; bulldozers, rollers, tractors …

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Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass fish in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Alejandro Joachin (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in 2014 during a field visit by the participants in an international training course held and organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The non-floating cages shown in this video represent a part of …

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Pond culture of tilapia in Togo – Video

Video credit: Sabi Asma (Togo) Review: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Video credit: Sabi Asma (Togo) Review: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed in a private fish farm in Togo showing the stocking of all-male Nile tilapia …

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Safe interaction with stingrays in touch tanks (Video)

This video was filmed by the author during a visit to the Sea World, California, USA. As shown in the video, visitors surrounding the touch tank are trying and actually touching the stingrays which is a unique experience. In order to ensure a safe touch, the barbs (stingers) of rays are constantly trimmed down like …

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