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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)

Jan 15 2019

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14716

Jan 14 2019

Wooden tanks for tilapia aquaculture in El Salvador

Photo credit: Armando Romero (El Salvador) Description: Armando Romero and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As shown in the photos, the tanks are above ground and constructed using locally available materials especially the wooden materials. The tanks are lined with plastic materials. These aquaculture structures are used to grow tilapia and act …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14709

Jan 14 2019

Cage culture of Nile tilapia in Togo

Photo credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Asma Sabi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows a cage farming operation in Lake Nangbeto in Togo. The lake is a man-made lake for hydro-electric power generation with a size of 18,000 ha. Cage farming was introduced in Lake Nangbeto by private …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14705

Dec 28 2018

Saving and not killing the African catfish males through the ablation of testes

Photos’ credit: Mouhamed Hosni Kouotou (Cameroon) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website/FB page) Because the testes of the males of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) are situated in the dorsal part of the abdominal cavity, and because of the anatomy of the species and the presence of the seminal vesicle and internal organs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14683

Dec 23 2018

Cage culture of tilapia in Gabon

Photo credit: Franck Aristide (Gabon) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted picture shows floating cages located in Lake Mbolet in Gabon where Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the species cultured in these cages. The authorities in Gabon are encouraging the development of cage fish farming. It is believed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14678

Nov 29 2018

Cage culture of tilapia in Guatemala

Photo credit: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas (Guatemala) Description: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a cage farm for tilapia located in freshwater body in Guatemala. The production of tilapia (Oreochromis spp) has constantly increased in tanks and cages. The culture of tilapia in floating …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14640

Nov 07 2018

Rainbow trout from grow-out tanks to restaurant tables in San Mateo (Peru)

Photos’ credit: Jhons Huayanay Ostos (Peru) Review: Jhons Huayanay Ostos and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Peru. The farm is located in San Mateo,  Huarochiri region, Lima. The river water is the water source for the farm. The minimum and maximum …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14619

Oct 27 2018

Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14610

Oct 18 2018

Bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean waters to the fattening cages in Libya (Video)

Video credit: Abdallah Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdallah Elmgawshi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in the north of Mosrata (Libya) during May, 2012. Once a squadron of Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is spotted using telescopes or fish finders, its location is identified and approached quickly. Then the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14594

Jun 15 2018

Small-scale aquaculture in Malawi

Photo credit: Spriano Mpango and Thokozire Gwaza (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the digging of a small fish pond by a group of women in Malawi. In fact, there have been several programs in Malawi which are supported by the government as well as by NGOs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14518

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