Category Archive: Gilthead seabream and European seabass

This category includes the artificial spawning of gilthead seabream and European seabass as long as their farming systems in ponds and cages. Also, some specific arrangements such as overwintering are also covered

Dec 27 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in Algeria

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo shows an offshore cage farm located in Boumerdès Province, Algeria which is located on the Mediterranean Sea at the east of the capita Algeria. Cage culture for marine fish such as gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) …

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Jan 29 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in the region of Leros Island (Greece)

Photo credit: Kyriakos Stamatiou (Greece) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Greece is currently the largest producer of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in the region producing more than 73,300 and 48600 tons of seabream and seabass respectively in 2013 (FAO). Similarly, Greece is …

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Oct 20 2015

Fish feeding in off-shore marine cages in Spain – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Marine cages are usually located away of the coast in order to enjoy better water quality as well as well as to reduce the pollutant impacts. In such systems and as shown in this 3-min video (filmed in Spain), automated feeding system is …

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Jul 08 2015

Induction of spawning in gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata in Egypt (Video)

This video was filmed in a governmental marine hatchery located in Alexandria. The video begins with the out-door tanks of the broodstock showing their feeding activity then passing quickly by the indoor tanks. The spawning practices especially the egg sampling and the implanting of hormone capsule is shown in the end of the video. Gilthead …

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Feb 25 2015

Oil trapping and swim bladder inflation of marine fish

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken in a marine hatchery in Italy in which gilthead seabream and European seabass are reproduced. The simple devices shown on the water surface of the tank are skimmers which trap oil originating from rotifers being fed an enrichment diet. …

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Oct 23 2014

How to harvest European seabass from off-shore cages in Spain- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) The video shows the process of the harvesting of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) grown in off-shore cages in Spain. The first part of the video shows the crowding of harvested fish while the last part of the video …

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Sep 24 2014

A 1000-ton seabass off-shore cage farm in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The cage shown in the photo is a unit of a cage farm suited in Black Sea (Turkey). The water depth at this location is about 50 meters. The cage diameter is 30 meters with a volume of approximately 10,000 m3. Fish biomass of each cage is about 110-130 tons. The …

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Jun 24 2014

Locally produced and imported fingerlings of European seabass in Egypt – Video

The video which was filmed in a commercial marine fish farm in Egypt shows the feeding of the fingerlings of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) while nursed in an earthen pond. This particular farm imported the fingerlings of seabass from Tunisia (along with the fingerlings of gilthead seabream). Upon the arrival to the farm, the average …

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Jun 05 2014

Use of air injectors in a marine fish farm in Egypt – Video

This video was filmed in a large marine fish farm in Egypt. during May 2014. The key species in the farm are gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and meagre (Argyrosomus regius). The relationship between the capacity of the air injector and fish biomass has been established by the farm as a 3-hp …

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May 08 2014

Seabream harvesting of floating cages in Turkey – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the channel and site founder) This 6-minute video shows the harvesting process of gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata carried out in commercial off-shore cages in Turkey. We can see the harvest crew –with the help of a machinery- are pulling the seine and crowding …

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