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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)

Extensive farming of red tilapia in Colombia

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Andres Delgado and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show the culture of red tilapia in small ponds at Ricaurte which is a town and municipality in the Nariño Department (Colombia). In such small ponds, extensive farming system is typically applied as locally available …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15488

Super intensive shrimp farm in Phang Nga (Thailand) – Video

Video credit: Vannamei 101 Description: Vannamei 101 and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) As the video caption tells, the video is affiliated to a super intensive shrimp farm located in Phang Nga, Thailand. The stocking rate of post larvae in the farm is 300 PL/m2.  The shrimp culture in the farm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15483

Création d’une écloserie commerciale Oreochromis niloticus pour soutenir la pisciculture extensive et semi-intensive à Samendeni, Burkina Faso

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2019 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Burkina Faso. The names …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15451

Polyculture of tilapia and catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed during the sampling of farmed fish in an earthen pond in Sudan. The species shown in the sample reflects the production basket of fish farming in Sudan. According to FAO statistics, 9000 tons have been …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15370

Culture of African catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The sources of animal protein in Sudan are largely dominated by red meat.  In regard to fish and according to the latest FAO statistics, the per capita fish consumption from fish falls below 1.5 kg/year. However, there is a growing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15362

Developing shrimp populations resistant to white spot virus in Colombia

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The facility shown in the inserted picture belongs to the Corporación Centro de Investigación de la Acuacultura de Colombia (Colombian Aquaculture Research Center, CENIACUA) located in Punta Canoa, Bolívar Department, Colombia. A selective-breeding program to develop resistant populations of white-leg shrimp …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15359

Cage culture of tilapia in Ghana

Photos’ credit: Francis Xedagbui (Ghana) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the harvest of caged tilapia and show also a group of women while processing (gutting) the harvested fish in a nearby boat. In fact, the owner of the cages (Francis), participated in a 3-month training course held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15329

African catfish farming in Tanzania (Video)

This video was filmed during my visit along with Tanzanian colleagues to a fish farm located in Kibisho. The visit took place during September 2018. The present video shows a farm component related to the culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) whereas catfish broodstock are maintained in outdoor concrete tanks. There are hatcheries for tilapia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15323

Promoting the integration of agricultural crops with aquaculture in Madagascar

Photos’ credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show different models of integration between tilapia-based fish farming and different agriculture systems including –as shown in the pictures- vegetables, corn, gardens and others. Typically, proper integration enhances the productivity whether in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15315

Culture of all-male tilapia in Senegal

Photos’ credit: Jean-Marie Sambou (Senegal) Description: Jean Marie   and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the production and distribution of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings in Senegal. Typically, all-male tilapia is produced via hormonal treatment using 17-alpha methyl testosterone. The pictures have been taken in a private tilapia hatchery …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15308

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