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.

Sep 30 2013

Use of the phototactic behavior (attraction to light) in the collection of fish larvae

This single-slide bite address the utilization of the attraction of fish larvae to light to enable an efficient and safer collection of larvae. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Attracting-fish-larvae-to-light-for-their-collection.pdf”]

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9403

Sep 22 2013

Sea water ice (features and uses)

This one-slide bite tackles the sea-water ice in regard to the rationality and effectivness in preserving fish. A comparison between freshwater ice and sea-water ice has been highlighted especially in regard to the melting temperature and possible effect on chilled fish. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Sea-water-Ice.pdf”]

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9277

Jul 07 2013

Sex reversal in fishes (rationality – masculinization – feminization – applications)

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=8218

May 15 2013

Malachite green (use – risk – regulation – banning)

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7876

May 08 2013

Chlorination and dechlorination in aquaculture operations

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7742

Dec 18 2012

Fish gene banks (features and technologies)

This three-slide bite addresses the role of gene banks in the conservation of genetic conservation for fish. The rationality of gene banks have been addressed. Also, the main gene banking technologies are covered, namely; cryopreserved (in vitro) and live (in vivo) gene banks. The features of fish gene banks are addressed. Examples of fish gene …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7733

Dec 04 2012

Field analysis of ammonia in fish ponds using color disk kits

This 3-slide bite addresses the field testing of ammonia in fish ponds and describe how the analysis can be reliable and reasonably accurate. The sampling procedures are covered in this illustrated bite. Moreover, the bite addresses incidences of questionable reasons and means of validating the results. This bite introduces to ammonia components which would be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7603

Nov 20 2012

Applications of squash technique in sex determination in fish

This 2-slide bite presents the squash technique and its use in sex determination in fish. Examples are given such as sex reversal and progeny testing in tilapia. The same is true in situations whereas the sex of juvenile fish of more  species cannot be determined based on fish morphology. The bite also includes the procedures …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7428

Sep 19 2012

Mariculture development in Gazi Bay, Kenya

Credit: Caroline Wanjiru (Kenya) This document addresses the development of mariculture Gazi Bay, Kenya. The description of the project location is addressed as well as the rationality of the project from social and ecological dimensions. The photos describe the various phases of the project starting by the site selection and ending by the completion of fish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5865

Sep 18 2012

Spawning and nursing of sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (sandfish) in Vietnam

Credit: Rayner Pitt (United Kingdom) This file addresses the spawning and nursing of sand fish (Holothuria scabra). Technical components begin with the acquision of sea cucumber broodstock and spawning as well as the facilities required. The management of spawning and nursing operations are covered especially in regard to water management and feeding throughout all phases …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5844

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