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)

Aug 17 2017

Organic shrimp farming in Asia (Video)

Video credit: Jimmy Lim (Aquamimicry China) Review: Jimmy Lim and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel) The video was filmed in a shrimp farm located in Hainan (China). The video shows the preparation of the ponds before stocking of the post larvae. There is a growing interest in organic food including organic shrimp. …

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Aug 15 2017

Grass carp in Brazil (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) According to published reports, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) was first introduced into Brazil by the government in 1968 from Hungary. Afterward, the species was introduced in 1979 along with other Chinese carps by CEPTA/IBAMA (Research and Training Center in Aquaculture), …

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Aug 15 2017

Sole culture in shrimp ponds in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The farm is located near Port-Said whereas this Exploratory testing of the culture of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) in the ponds of the brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus). This is the first time to practice such polyculture system in …

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Aug 15 2017

Farming of tilapia and African catfish in irrigation ponds in Algeria

Photo credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Gabriel de Labra and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo was taken in the area of In Salah, in the middle of Algeria. The small concrete pond shown in the photo is a typical irrigation tank which is currently used for …

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Jul 16 2017

Green tilapia: annoying in shrimp ponds but rewarding on market display (Egypt)

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) is usually treated as an unwanted species in fish ponds because the species matures at younger age and smaller size compared to farmed tilapia species such as Nile tilapia (the specimens shown –based on their …

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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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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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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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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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