Category Archive: 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.

Apr 24 2017

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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Sep 16 2016

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13544

Aug 16 2016

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

May 13 2016

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

Apr 12 2016

Cage fattening of mud crab in Tanzania

Photos’ credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Mud crab (Scylla serrata) is a species with good aquaculture potential due to its productive performance as well as its market demand and price. The live mud crabs in particular are always in greater demand …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13283

Mar 25 2016

Promoting cage culture of tilapia in Cameroon

Photos’ credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       These photos were taken in Mbalmayo in Cameroon’s Centre Province. The pictures show the assembly and installation of two cages on Nyong River for the culture of tilapia as a part of a pilot project …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13240

Feb 24 2016

Cage culture of tilapia in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2015 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 Lake Kive , Rwanda. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13174

Feb 17 2016

Cage culture of spiny lobster in Indonesia

Photo credit: Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The culture of spiny lobster (Palinuridae) in Indonesia has begun in “Lombok” in the early 2000s where the naturally settled “pueruli” are abundant. The production of spiny lobster to date is based mainly on naturally settled …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13138

Jan 16 2016

Cage aquaculture of tilapia in Zambia

Photos’ credit: Alick Grunnie Mbewe (Zambia) Review: Alick Grunnie Mbewe  and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photos show Cage fish farming in Lumwana Dam in Solwezi District. This consists of 12 cages measuring 12 m X8 m X2 m deep. The promotion of tilapia cage aquaculture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13108

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