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)

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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Nov 28 2017

Tilapia overwintering in a fish hatchery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows a private tilapia hatchery located in Muleba, at Kagera Region. In order to save tilapia stocks against cold weather during winter period, the farmer covers …

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Oct 20 2017

Use of yam and sweet potato leaves as a supplemental food for tilapia in Uganda (Video)

Video credit: Saverino Nuwasiima (Uganda) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) This video was filmed in a fish farm in Uganda. Yams are herbaceous plants cultivated mainly for the consumption of their starchy tubers consumed by the people in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America whereas around 95% of the …

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Oct 17 2017

Collection and distribution of captured mullet fry in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Egypt continues to be the world leader in mullet aquaculture, producing over 157,000 tons in 2015 whereas the culture of mullet relies solely on the collection of wild seed. The collection of wild fry in Egypt in designated sites …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14195

Oct 14 2017

Production of African catfish fingerlings at Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken in Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre which is a governmental center located in Tabora Region at Lgunga District. The picture shows the harvesting of African …

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Oct 11 2017

Development of marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip (Palestine)

Photo credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) Review: Masoud Keshta and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip began to exist in 2008 whereas 8 tons of fish were produced from two farms. Afterwards, steadily developments along with increased production reaching about 700 tons of gilthead seabream and …

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Sep 23 2017

Culture of marble rabbit fish (Siganus rivulatus) in shrimp ponds in Egypt

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo shows samples of marble rabbit fish (Siganus rivulatus) cultured in a marine shrimp farm located in the Diba Triangle Zone (Egypt). The purpose of incorporating the rabbit fish which has been stocked around …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14126

Sep 20 2017

Pond culture of tilapia in Boyaca, Colombia

Photos credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the tilapia feeding in an earthen pond located in Boyaca, Colombia. Tilapias are cultured using different methods such as cages, intensive culture and mainly earthen ponds such as the ponds shown in the picture. …

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Sep 19 2017

Marine shrimp marking using eye-tagging (Video)

Video credit: David Kawahigashi (Thailand – Vannamei101) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The video shows the eye-tagging of broodstock specimens of whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei).  This type of marking was found tolerable by shrimp especially large adult shrimp and is not lost during molting. Eye tags are commonly used to mark …

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Sep 18 2017

Tilapia farming in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique) – Video

Video credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Egypt)     This 8-min video covers a growing season for tilapia as carried out in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique). This operation is a part of a project jointly operated by Mozambique Government and funded by the Red Cross (Spain). The object focuses on rural …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14098

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