Category Archive: Information Bites

This category addresses specific points which are mostly covered in 1-3 power point slides/bite. These bites are helpful whenever specific information is targeted.

May 21 2015

Prior stocking stress tests for the whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

This 2-slide bite addresses a quality control procedures which are commonly used prior to the stocking of whiteleg shrimp post larvae in grow-out ponds. The rationality of the tests as well as the common ones are included.

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Nov 25 2014

Liming fish ponds

This 4-slide information bite addresses the liming of fish ponds including the different purposes of liming as well as types of lime and criteria of each lime form. The applications of lime has been addressed and supported by photos. Determining the quantity and need through analysis has been also covered.          

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12107

Sep 27 2014

Principles and protocols of fish icing

This 2-slide information bite address the principles of fish icing and how heat is transferred from fish to ice in relation to surrounding temperatures and other factors. The icing efficiency has been addressed and utilized in the icing protocols having in consideration transport, fish and shrimp types along with other key related factors.    

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Sep 26 2014

Crushed ice and ice flakes in cooling fish

This 2-slide bite address a phase of fish post harvest which is cooling. Two forms of this bite were addressed which are namely crushed ice and ice flakes. The physical properties of both types as well as their is covered while focusing more on their cooling efficiency.  

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Feb 17 2014

Enumeration of plankton using Sedgewick-Rafter chamber

This 2-slide information bite addresses the use and specifications of the chamber. The procedures of filling the chamber and so the microscopic examination has been addressed in details.      

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Feb 13 2014

Global fish trade in the early 1900s

The information in this 2-slide bite has been distilled from the document of the United Nations conference which was held in Hot Springs, Virginia, USA during the period May 18 – June 3, 1943. Fish trade has been focused upon in the bite especially in related to salted fish. The prices of salted fish in …

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Jan 10 2014

Condition factor – Fulton condition factor

This 4-slide information bite addresses the background information on the condition factor that is also called Fulton condition factor. The bite introduced the environmental and biological factors which influence the K factor supported by some examples. The bite ended by an example of the K factor values for trout and salmon that correspond with different …

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Nov 22 2013

Use of phosphates in shrimp processing industry

Use of phosphates in shrimp processing industry    

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Oct 22 2013

Change in the composition of fish catch in Bardawil lagoon (Egypt)

This 2-slide bite presents the change that occurred in the catch of Bardaweel Lagoon over about 20-year period. The over-fishing on the gilt-head seabream (Sparus aurata) has led to severe decline in its population offering the chance to crabs and non-economical shrimp to fill the niche. This short bite is supported by photos and graphs. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9626

Oct 03 2013

Características del Lago Titicaca, Perú (in Spanish)

Credit: Oscar  Del Valle  Ayala via Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) This single-slide bite addresses -in Spanish- the characteristics of Lake Titicaca (Peru). The available information includes:  Volume, elevation, depth (average and maximum), length and width. The information is supported by a map and a photo.    

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