Category Archive: Videos

Aug 17 2017

Organic shrimp farming in Asia (Video)

Video credit: Jimmy Lim (Aquamimicry China) Review: Jimmy Lim and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel) The video was filmed in a shrimp farm located in Hainan (China). The video shows the preparation of the ponds before stocking of the post larvae. There is a growing interest in organic food including organic shrimp. …

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Aug 15 2017

Grass carp in Brazil (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) According to published reports, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) was first introduced into Brazil by the government in 1968 from Hungary. Afterward, the species was introduced in 1979 along with other Chinese carps by CEPTA/IBAMA (Research and Training Center in Aquaculture), …

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Aug 15 2017

Duckling azolla rush (Video)

Video credit: The Azolla Foundation Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This 30-second video shows the strong attractions of small ducks to azolla. The handful of azolla was totally consumed within the 30-sec duration of the video indicating the excellent palatability of azolla to the ducklings. It may worth …

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Jul 16 2017

Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus) in Damaniyat Island, Oman (Video)

Video client: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     The video was filmed in Damaniyat Island (Al Batinah region), Sultanate of Oman. The honeycomb moray eel, Gymnothorax favagineus shown in the video is a species of marine fish in the family Muraenidae and is one of the largest of Indo-Pacific morays and …

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Jun 24 2017

Nile perch swim bladder from neglecting to trading (video)

Typically, swim bladder in fish contains gas (usually oxygen) and functions as a hydrostatic organ, enabling the fish to maintain its depth without floating upward or sinking. Nile perch (Lates niloticus) is a luxury fish with high commercial value in Africa especially when exported. Upon processing Nile perch not long ago, whether in local markets or for export, …

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Jun 04 2017

Harvest of Azolla in a rice field (Video)

Video credit: Azolla Foundation Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video shows the harvest of Azolla in rice fields where azolla acts as a bio-fertilizer. For many centuries, Asia’s farmers have known about the ability of Azolla to capture atmospheric nitrogen and exploited the benefits of growing Azolla …

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May 18 2017

Dungeness crab (Biology, fishery and conservation) – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video was filmed in a retail shop located in Monterey, California (USA) where different fish species and crabs are sold. The Dungeness crab is the crab species shown in this video whether sold iced or displayed live. The Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister (formerly: Cancer magister), is …

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May 06 2017

Great Barrier Reef (Australia) – Video

This video was filmed in the Sea World, San Diego, California (USA) during December, 2014. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The video shows a biological sample of the Great Barrier Reef which is the home of a very large number of fish, molluscs, turtles and a much more species. …

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Apr 27 2017

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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Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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