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Category: 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)

Use of decapsulated Artemia for direct feeding to African catfish in Kenya – Video

This video was filmed in a Kenyan fish farm where different aquaculture activities on several species are taking place including tilapia, catfish, and ornamental fish. This video shows the feeding during the larval nursing of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. As shown, the food provided is decapsulated artemia cysts. The nutritional value of the decapsulated artemia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14781

Development of fish feed industry in Pakistan

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan),  Description: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken inside a feed mill in Pakistan. Before having commercially produced feed, fish farmers used to formulate feed based on earlier experience or simply on trial bases. In the present, several feed mills are …

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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

Artificial reproduction of Koi carp in Vietnam (Video)

Video credit: Mohamed Atta (Egypt) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed in a private fish hatchery in Vietnam. The video began with the egg stripping upon the ovulation of two females. One can notice that the egg volume varied among the two females with much …

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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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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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