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Category: Shrimp

This category covers hatchery technologies and related issues such as eyestalk ablation and artificial insemination. This category includes also the culture and management of farming units including pond preparation and management till harvesting.

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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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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Spawning of imported whiteleg shrimp in a biosecure facility in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt). Description: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, being the newest introduced shrimp species in Egypt is considered a promising candidate towards the development of shrimp aquaculture in the country based on its high productive traits. In order to minimize the …

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Enhancing the incoming water to a marine hatchery in Egypt

Photos credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines)–   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The facilities shown in the inserted pictures have been constructed to enhance the water quality for the marine hatchery shown in the background. Suez Canal water is the main incoming water to the hatchery. The concrete canals shown in …

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Shrimp eye-tagging

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the eye-tagging of shrimp broodstock. 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 adult marine shrimp in captive broodstock …

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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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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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Organic shrimp farming in Asia (Video)

Video credit: Jimmy Lim (Aquamimicry China) Review: Jimmy Lim and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel) The video was filmed in a shrimp farm located in Hainan (China). The video shows the preparation of the ponds before stocking of the post larvae. There is a growing interest in organic food including organic shrimp. …

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Sole culture in shrimp ponds in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The farm is located near Port-Said whereas this Exploratory testing of the culture of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) in the ponds of the brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus). This is the first time to practice such polyculture system in …

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Green tilapia: annoying in shrimp ponds but rewarding on market display (Egypt)

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) is usually treated as an unwanted species in fish ponds because the species matures at younger age and smaller size compared to farmed tilapia species such as Nile tilapia (the specimens shown –based on their …

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