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 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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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14190

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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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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