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Category: Tilapia

Sexual maturation, embryonic development, hatchery technologies, all-male production, over-wintering, farming systems whether in monoculture, polyculture or integration. The farming facilities are covered including earthen ponds and cages. Because Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is widely cultured worldwide, large number of posts addressed this species. However, other tilapia species are also addressed. The reproduction and seed production of tilapia are covered including sexual maturation, embryonic development, hatchery technologies, all-male production of tilapia fry are all covered. This category includes also some posts on the post-harvest practices.

Production of tilapia and fish feed in a farm in Tanzania

Photos’ credit: Debora Amsi (Tanzania)Description: Debora Amsi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a fish farm located in Dar es Salam – Pugu Kinyamweei (Tanzania) The farm was established in 2013. The farm has enough numbers of nursery and grow-out ponds. In addition to fingerlings and …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Brazil – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) – Description: Elsadig Arbab and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted post (video) shows a visit to a cage farm of tilapia in Brazil. The visit was accomplished by high level delegates from Sudan and took place during 2014. The cage units shown belong to …

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Contribution of tilapia to aquaculture in Paraguay

Photo credit: Ariel Montiel Benitez (Paraguay) Review: Ariel Montiel Benitez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a section of the National Fry Production Center in Paraguay where the fingerlings of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are produced. As shown in the inserted picture, school children and young people from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14729

Grading of tilapia fry for sex-reversal process – Video

Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Because of the superiority of tilapia males over females in regard to growth rate, several scenarios are adopted towards the culture of all-male tilapia. Whether the use of male hormone (17-alpha methyl testosterone) is permitted or banned, its use is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14719

Tilapia and catfish smoking in Nigeria

Photos’ credit: Hassan Shettima Modu (Nigeria) Description:  Hassan Shettima Modu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photos show a type of fish smokers used to produced tilapia and African catfish. The consumer preference for smoked fish is high due to its taste, color and texture. The smoker shown in the pictures …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14716

Wooden tanks for tilapia aquaculture in El Salvador

Photo credit: Armando Romero (El Salvador) Description: Armando Romero and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As shown in the photos, the tanks are above ground and constructed using locally available materials especially the wooden materials. The tanks are lined with plastic materials. These aquaculture structures are used to grow tilapia and act …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14709

Cage culture of Nile tilapia in Togo

Photo credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Asma Sabi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows a cage farming operation in Lake Nangbeto in Togo. The lake is a man-made lake for hydro-electric power generation with a size of 18,000 ha. Cage farming was introduced in Lake Nangbeto by private …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Gabon

Photo credit: Franck Aristide (Gabon) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted picture shows floating cages located in Lake Mbolet in Gabon where Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the species cultured in these cages. The authorities in Gabon are encouraging the development of cage fish farming. It is believed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14678

Cage culture of tilapia in Guatemala

Photo credit: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas (Guatemala) Description: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a cage farm for tilapia located in freshwater body in Guatemala. The production of tilapia (Oreochromis spp) has constantly increased in tanks and cages. The culture of tilapia in floating …

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Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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