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.

May 13 2018

Cage culture of red tilapia in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video and the caption: DO Xuan Hai (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Tilapia culture in Vietnam usually targeted local markets before being exported to a large number in the USA and the European Union. Red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) is mainly cultured in floating cages as practiced …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14447

Apr 10 2018

Collecting Nile tilapia broodstock from Lake Victoria (Kenya)

Photo credit: Gideon Gicheru (Kenya) Review: Gideon Gicheru and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to FAO statistics, the contribution of tilapia in total aquaculture is almost consistent with a very narrow range from 72.8% to 74.7% during the period from 2010 to 2016, whereas in tonnage tilapia aquaculture produced 9115, 166602, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14393

Mar 14 2018

Tank spawning of Nile tilapia in Aswan (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Jhons Huayanay Ostos (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)         This video was filmed in a large size tilapia hatchery in Aswan, Egypt. This hatchery belongs to the Lake Nasser Development Authority. The hatchery-produced of Nile tilapia, (Oreochromis niloticus) are used for a stock enhancement …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14337

Mar 12 2018

Seed production of Nile tilapia and Pez blanco in El Remate Production and training Center (Guatemala)

Photo credit: Cele Anaitte Mendez Garcia (Guatemala) Review: Cele Anaitte Mendez Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The photo shows the production and training Center located in the village “El Remate”, Guatemala. Among the activities carried out in the center is the seed production of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14334

Feb 13 2018

Culture of red tilapia in a biofloc system in Colombia – Video

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Review: Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)           This video was filmed in an aquaculture facility located in the north of Santander (Colombia). The project has an area of 3000 m2 where red tilapia is the cultured fish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14317

Jan 19 2018

Intensive culture of tilapia in aquaponic in Egypt – Video

The video was filmed in December 2014 in an aquaponics project located along Cairo-Alexandria Desert road in Egypt. These grow-out tanks are the component of a larger integrated and aquaponics project. Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is the species cultured in this project. The aquaculture component consists of nursery and grow-out concrete tanks. The nursery tanks are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14294

Jan 17 2018

Intensive culture of red tilapia in biofloc system in Colombia

Photo credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres and Sandra Magally  Sanchez Trujillo (Colombia) Review:  Marleyi Acuna Torres, Sandra Magally  Sanchez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   This picture was taken in an aquaculture facility where red tilapia has been intensively cultured in a floc system in Ubicación,  Antioquia (Colombia). Based on studies carried …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14287

Jan 16 2018

Use of aeration in a red tilapia pond in Malaysia

Photo credit: Hanan Mohd Yusof (Malaysia) Review: Hanan Mohd Yusof and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the as carried out in a tilapia fish pond located at Felda Titi, Jelebu, Naegen, Seubilas, Malaysia. The aeration performed in this pond is known as “aero-tube system” which has been tried in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14279

Jan 13 2018

Rice-fish culture in Songea (Tanzania)

Credit: Jamila Ibrahim and Lucka Paschal (Tanzania)   The inserted picture is for an integrated agriculture-aquaculture system carried out in Songea, Ruvuma,  Tanzania. The acreage of the rice field is about one hectar while the harvest amounts about four tons of rice and 100 kg of tilapia which is commonly used in such integrated system. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14275

Dec 23 2017

A typical fish pond in Zimbabwe

Photo credit: James Lungile Dhlomo (Zimbabwe) Review: James Lungile Dhlomo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows a typical fish located in Nabusenga Irrigation Scheme of Binga District, Zimbabwe. The average size of the pond is 2000 m2 (20 x 10 m). The species commonly farmed is Nile …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14259

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