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.

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

Nov 30 2017

A tour in a fish market in Heliopolis (Cairo – Egypt) – Video

      This video was filmed in a fish market located in Heliopolis, Cairo (Egypt). The display shows variety of fin fishes, shrimp, squid, and mussel. Tilapia and Nile perch are the key finfish species. As seen in the video, the processing and cooking may take place in the shop depending on the consumer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14242

Nov 28 2017

Tilapia overwintering in a fish hatchery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows a private tilapia hatchery located in Muleba, at Kagera Region. In order to save tilapia stocks against cold weather during winter period, the farmer covers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14190

Oct 20 2017

Use of yam and sweet potato leaves as a supplemental food for tilapia in Uganda (Video)

Video credit: Saverino Nuwasiima (Uganda) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) This video was filmed in a fish farm in Uganda. Yams are herbaceous plants cultivated mainly for the consumption of their starchy tubers consumed by the people in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America whereas around 95% of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14200

Sep 20 2017

Pond culture of tilapia in Boyaca, Colombia

Photos credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the tilapia feeding in an earthen pond located in Boyaca, Colombia. Tilapias are cultured using different methods such as cages, intensive culture and mainly earthen ponds such as the ponds shown in the picture. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14118

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