Category Archive: 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.

Aug 15 2017

Farming of tilapia and African catfish in irrigation ponds in Algeria

Photo credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Gabriel de Labra and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo was taken in the area of In Salah, in the middle of Algeria. The small concrete pond shown in the photo is a typical irrigation tank which is currently used for …

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Jul 16 2017

Green tilapia: annoying in shrimp ponds but rewarding on market display (Egypt)

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) is usually treated as an unwanted species in fish ponds because the species matures at younger age and smaller size compared to farmed tilapia species such as Nile tilapia (the specimens shown –based on their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14052

Jan 27 2017

Adding Azolla to tilapia feed in aquaponics in Egypt

      The easiness of Azolla cultivation as well as its richness in key nutrients such as proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals has encouraged the utilization of Azolla in the feed of livestock and poultry. Moreover, Azolla has also been suggested as food stuff for human consumption. In regard to aquaculture, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13823

Jan 07 2017

Produccion y comercializacion de tilapia Roja en Marino (Colombia)- Production of red tilapia in Colombia- in Spanish

  This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the “Fish Culture Development– training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This particular project addresses the commercial production of red tilapia in Colombia. Tilapia consumption and trade in Colombia has been …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13776

Nov 29 2016

Development of tilapia aquaculture in Malaysia

  Photos’ credit: Farahiyah ilyana Jamaludin (Malaysia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows the culture of red tilapia in cement tanks in Terengganu, Malaysia. Red tilapia hybrid was introduced in 1980s and since then there has been a steadily increase in the contribution of tilapias to freshwater aquaculture …

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Nov 23 2016

زراعة أسماك البلطي والقراميط (القط) بولاية ورقلة فى الجزائر

Photo’s credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review: Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       تشير الصورة إلى مزرعة تقع فى ولاية ورقلة فى الجنوب الشرقى للجزائر والتى فيها يتم زراعة أسماك البلطى والقراميط (القط). تم استيراد البلطى النيلى من مصر بينما البلطى الأحمر هو نتاج هجين محلى. أما أسماك …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13622

Oct 24 2016

Culture of Nile tilapia and African catfish in the province of Ouargla (Algeria)

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture belongs to a fish farm located in Ouargla Province in the southeast of Algeria where the culture of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) takes place. Nile tilapia stocks were …

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Aug 16 2016

Cage culture of tilapia in West Java, Indonesia

Photos’ credit: Jean-Marie Manirambona (Burundi) Review: Jean-Marie Manirambona and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show a private tilapia cage farm in West Java. Tilapia which is not native to Indonesia has been introduced to Indonesia from Taiwan, Thailand, and Philippines and turned popular among fish farmers and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13464

Aug 11 2016

Integrated fish-chicken in Tanzania

Photo credit: Emmanuel Godfrey and Mashaka (Tanzania) Review:  Emmanuel Godfrey, Mashaka Shabani, Hamady Makorwa and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows an integrated farm located at Morogoro, Mkuranga  District (East coast of Tanzania) in where chicken and fish are integrated. All-male tilapia and African catfish are the species …

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Jul 25 2016

Desert recirculating farming system of Nile tilapia in integration with agriculture in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This one-greenhouse farm is located in Nubaria (Egypt).  The size of the greenhouse tank is 8×30 meters with a depth of 60 cm making a volume of about 200 m3 of water.  The tank is furnished with a harvest …

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