Category Archive: Desert aquaculture

This category covers desert aquaculture practices in several countries as well as the integration between fish and other crops. The construction of desert farms is also addressed

Jul 25 2016

Desert recirculating farming system of Nile tilapia in integration with agriculture in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This one-greenhouse farm is located in Nubaria (Egypt).  The size of the greenhouse tank is 8×30 meters with a depth of 60 cm making a volume of about 200 m3 of water.  The tank is furnished with a harvest …

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May 08 2014

Desert aquaculture in Fouja village, North Kordofan (Sudan) – Pond management

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photos show series of the management practices applied to the fish pond in the desert area in Fouja village, Bara Locality- North Kordofan State. As shown in the photos, the pond has been filled with underground water before the stocking of Nile tilapia fingerlings. Throughout the growing season, fish are …

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May 08 2014

Desert aquaculture in Fouja village, North Kordofan (Sudan) – Pond establishment

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photos show the establishment of a fish pond in Fouja village, Bara Locality- North Kordofan State. This project represents a part of the Environmental Change Programme and is carried out by Fisheries Department (North Kordofan State). The underground water is the only source of water for this pond which is …

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Sep 26 2013

Desert aquaculture: Integration of intensive tilapia culture and horticulture crops in Egypt – Video

Credit: Mohamed El Gazzar (Egypt) This project is is located in Mullak Valley, Ismaelia, Egypt. This integrated project has two main components; fish and horticulture. The total acreage of the project is 8 hectares. Fish production component includes four 250-m3 tanks of 130 cm water depth. One of which, is allocated for the production of …

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Nov 16 2012

Intensive desert farming of marine fish in Egypt – Video

Video and information credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)            Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though the written text is in Arabic, the activities as shown in the video are clear and self-explained. The location of this project is in the desert whereas the underground water is the water source of the …

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Oct 18 2012

Desert aquaculture of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in Egypt

Source of information: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)                       Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photos show an intensive marine fish farm designed for marine fish farming. Underground water with 26 g/l salinity is the only water source. Fish species cultured are European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and …

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Mar 10 2012

Desert aquaculture for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus integrated with agricultural crops in Egypt- Part 3- water quality management

Credit: Mohamed El Gazaar (Egypt) Supply of water, aeration and removal of solid wastes As shown in the photo the supply of water is done at an angle of 45o. Placing the aerators at the same angle helps to circulate and move tank water in one direction which will lead to better oxygenation of tank …

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Mar 10 2012

Desert aquaculture for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus integrated with agricultural crops in Egypt Part 2- Construction

Credit: Mohamed El Gazaar (Egypt) The first photo shows two types of tanks during the construction phase while the second photo shows the concrete base of the fattening circular tanks. Intermediate tanks: The 150-m3 rectangular tanks are used for the production of Nile tilapia juveniles of an average weight of 50-g which are required for …

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Mar 10 2012

Desert aquaculture of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus integrated with agricultural crops in Egypt Part 1- General features

Credit: Mohamed El Gazaar (Egypt) The first photo shows tilapia harvest of grow-out tank in a desert fish farm with a production capacity of 120 tons of fish/year. The production practices are intensified in this farm whereas production ranges from 28-32 kg of tilapia/m3 during a 4-month growing season. The underground water of a temperature …

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Mar 05 2012

Desert aquaculture for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus when integrated with agricultural crops in Egypt- Part 3- water quality management (in Arabic)

Credit: Mohamed El Gazzar (Egypt) الأمداد بالمياه والتهوية والتخلص من الفضلات الصلبة كما هو واضح من الصورة يتم دخول المياه إلى أحواض التسمين بزاوية 45 درجة كما يتم وضع وسيلة التهوية فى نفس الاتجاه مما يؤدى الى دوران المياه وتحريكها فى اتجاه واحد مما يساعد على زيادة الأكسيجين بالحوض والتخلص من المكونات الصلبة. تعمل حركة …

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