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Category: Cage farming

This category covers all types of cages whether the small ones that are used in rural development programs or the commercial cages that are used in freshwater or in marine waters. A larger number of species are cultured in such cages depending on the farming environment.

Fish cages in Magat Dam Project in the Philippines

Photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) These fish cage modules are a part of the Magat Dam Aqua-Park Project of the Bureau Resources of & Aquatic Fisheries/ Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR). The project is composed of the cage modules and …

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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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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

Cage farming of marine fish in Bang-pat village, Pung-nga province (Thailand)

Photos credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows sea cages in which grouper, seabass and red snapper are cultured. The cage farm is located in Bang-pat which is a fisherman’s village. All houses of the village are in the sea near the …

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Cage culture of red tilapia in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video and the caption: DO Xuan Hai (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Tilapia culture in Vietnam usually targeted local markets before being exported to a large number in the USA and the European Union. Red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) is mainly cultured in floating cages as practiced …

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Cage culture of striped catfish in An Giang Province (Vietnam)

Photo credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Viet Nam is by far the world’s largest producer of Pangasius with a production that exceeded 1.2 million tons in 2013 and with an annual export turnover of at least US$ 2 billion.  The striped catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) which is …

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Cage culture of rainbow trout in Alicura reservoir in Argentine (Video)

  Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   This video was filmed in Alicura reservoir where cage culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is being practiced. Rainbow trout was introduced to Argentine at the beginning of the twentieth century with the objective of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13976

Cage culture of grass carp in China

Photo credit: Jean-Marie Manirambona (Burundi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Intensive culture of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in China is practiced in several types including cages in open waters as shown in the inserted picture (governmental facility). Grass carp could be the only species stocked or the major species …

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Cage culture of tilapia in West Java, Indonesia

Photos’ credit: Jean-Marie Manirambona (Burundi) Review: Jean-Marie Manirambona and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show a private tilapia cage farm in West Java. Tilapia which is not native to Indonesia has been introduced to Indonesia from Taiwan, Thailand, and Philippines and turned popular among fish farmers and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13464

Cage culture of tilapia in Lake Manure (Vanuatu)

Photo credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photo shows the floating cages of tilapia in Lake Manure (Vanuatu). The original stock of tilapia has been imported from Fiji where subsequent fry importation of red tilapia hybrids came from Thailand in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13319

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