Category Archive: Farmed species

This category hosts the key farmed species of fin-fish, shell fish, seaweed and others including those grown in various environments (e.g. warm water, cold water, freshwater, marine water)

Jun 04 2017

Harvest of Azolla in a rice field (Video)

Video credit: Azolla Foundation Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video shows the harvest of Azolla in rice fields where azolla acts as a bio-fertilizer. For many centuries, Asia’s farmers have known about the ability of Azolla to capture atmospheric nitrogen and exploited the benefits of growing Azolla …

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Jun 04 2017

Northern brown shrimp from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)  The inserted picture of a brown shrimp specimen was taken in a fish farm in Egypt. Introduction: Brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus) is a species of marine penaeid shrimps which has an important commercial species in the USA. The species has several common …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14015

Apr 26 2017

Save a male – African catfish

Image credit: FAO Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Unlike many fish species, African catfish males (Clarias gariepinus) –for anatomical features- do not release sperm under abdominal massage after treatment with hormones. Instead, males are sacrificed, opened, and testes are removed out of the abdomen and squeezed to release the milt …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13980

Apr 24 2017

Cage culture of rainbow trout in Alicura reservoir in Argentine (Video)

  Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   This video was filmed in Alicura reservoir where cage culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is being practiced. Rainbow trout was introduced to Argentine at the beginning of the twentieth century with the objective of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13976

Mar 30 2017

Commercial culture of abalone in South Africa

Photos’ credit: Hussein El Ghobashy (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures were taken in a commercial abalone farm in South Africa. The farm which is the first abalone farm in South Africa is located at Hermanus which is a seaside town southeast of Cape Town, Western …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13936

Feb 05 2017

Reducing Cannibalism among African catfish fry by grading- Video

  Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       Cannibalism is a common phenomenon which starts early in the life of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and usually causes significant losses. The phenomenon of cannibalism is encouraged by some environmental factors such as insufficient food, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13838

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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Dec 27 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in Algeria

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo shows an offshore cage farm located in Boumerdès Province, Algeria which is located on the Mediterranean Sea at the east of the capita Algeria. Cage culture for marine fish such as gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13670

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