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Category: Aquaculture

This collection of photos includes various farmed species of fin-fish, shell fish, seaweed and others as well as the farming practices carried out in many countries in the world

Possible use of termites in fish feed

Photo and briefing credit: John Chiseba Mwamba (Zambia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Historic use of termites: The long winged reproductive termite is edible and highly sought after as a delicacy. Moreover, wild-caught termites have been used as a bait to attract fish and insectivorous birds. Natives of South East Africa …

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Extensive farming of red tilapia in Colombia

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Andres Delgado and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show the culture of red tilapia in small ponds at Ricaurte which is a town and municipality in the Nariño Department (Colombia). In such small ponds, extensive farming system is typically applied as locally available …

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Super intensive shrimp farm in Phang Nga (Thailand) – Video

Video credit: Vannamei 101 Description: Vannamei 101 and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) As the video caption tells, the video is affiliated to a super intensive shrimp farm located in Phang Nga, Thailand. The stocking rate of post larvae in the farm is 300 PL/m2.  The shrimp culture in the farm …

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Behind the pictures: Night training and water quality in fish ponds

One of the inserted pictures goes back to 1999 during the first training course hosted by the WorldFish Center (Abbassa – Egypt) for 14 Egyptian fish farmers while the second picture goes back to 2008 during an international training course held at the center. The purpose of night training was not just to measure the …

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Small-scale aquaculture training course – Africa (Egypt – EICA, 2020)

The inserted photo was taken on March 01, 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 25 participants from 21 African countries. My contribution to this course includes two lectures and then supervising group activities on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15469

Création d’une écloserie commerciale Oreochromis niloticus pour soutenir la pisciculture extensive et semi-intensive à Samendeni, Burkina Faso

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2019 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Burkina Faso. The names …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15451

Integrated goat and fish farming in El Salvador

Photo credit: Armando Romero (El Salvador)   Description: Armando Romero and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo was taken in a governmental station in El Salvador where goats are integrated with fish farming. The small size of goats, their early maturation, and low capital investment are factors to consider when adopting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15375

Polyculture of tilapia and catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed during the sampling of farmed fish in an earthen pond in Sudan. The species shown in the sample reflects the production basket of fish farming in Sudan. According to FAO statistics, 9000 tons have been …

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Culture of rice eels in Vietnam – Video

Video credit: Mohamed Aaty (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The rice eel (Monopterus albus) is also known as swamp eel, white rice field eel and other local names in Asian countries. This air-breathing species of fish belongs to the Synbranchidae family. The preferred environment for the rice eel includes a wide variety of freshwater …

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Feeding Pangasius catfish in Vietnam (Video)

Video credit: Mohamed Aaty (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Pangasius (Pangasius bocourti) is a species of catfish in the family Pangasiidae. The species is native to the Mekong basin. These fish are important food fish with an international market. They are often labelled in North America and Australia as “basa fish”, tra, “swai”, “bocourti”, …

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