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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.

Integrated poultry-tilapia in Togo

Photos credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website).  The inserted pictures are taken in fish farms in Togo. As typically practiced, the inserted pictures show the integration between tilapia cultured in earthen ponds and poultry grown in chicken house. The fallen manure as well as the uneaten chicken feed enrich the natural food underneath in …

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Production of all-male Nile tilapia fingerlings in Brazil – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) – Description: Elsadig Arbab and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The hatchery shown in the video is located in Toledo, San Jose (Brazil). This particular hatchery is a component of an aquaculture project that consists of around 1000 of small volume/high density cages (SVHD cages) of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14806

Dispersal of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines)

Photo credit: Rex Vargas (Philippines)       Description: Rex Vargas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the stocking of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines). The lake is one of three lakes located in South Cotabato in Lake Sebu town. The Lake with its 24-ha size is the smallest of …

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Intensive tank culture of tilapia in Tanzania (Video)

Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania)  – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The vigorous feeding of tilapia as shown in the present video indicates the high density of stocked fish in the tank. The video also shows that the feed provided has been -most likely- mixed on the farm. Regarding the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14772

Small-scale aquaculture in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia)

Photo credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show the harvest of a small fish farm located in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia). Based on official publications, the fish farmers in the Otjozondjupa region who are mostly private individuals who are culturing fish for subsistence or recreational …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14766

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14755

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14749

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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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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