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)

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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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 18 2018

Farwa Fish Hatchery Complex in Libya

Photos credit: Abdallh Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdallh Elmgawshi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted pictures have been taken at Farwa Fish Hatchery Complex sometime before 2011. The establishment of this hatchery complex targeted the development of marine aquaculture in Libya focusing mainly on the spawning and grow-out of gilthead …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14292

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 17 2018

Surveying brown trout in natural waters of Astore District in (Pakistan)

Photo credit: Faridullah khan (Pakistan) Review: Faridullah khan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken during a fishery survey done by fishery extension personnel affiliated to the Fishery Department in Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan). The brown trout (Salmo trutta) was introduced in Gilgit from Europe by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14284

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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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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Dec 23 2017

Use of oval structure in the breeding of river fishes in Uganda

Credit: Godfrey Byaruhanga (Uganda)     In such breeding system, fish gets conditioned to flowing water and follows the direction opposite to the current. During this period, the broodfish starts to breed. Such fish species include Nile perch, Chinese carps (in particular grass carp). The oval construction is composed of water outlets with control valves. …

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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

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