Category Archive: Carps (Common carp – Chinese carps – Indian carps)

This category hosts posts related to various carp species including common carp, Chinese carp species and Indian major carps

Aug 15 2017

Grass carp in Brazil (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) According to published reports, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) was first introduced into Brazil by the government in 1968 from Hungary. Afterward, the species was introduced in 1979 along with other Chinese carps by CEPTA/IBAMA (Research and Training Center in Aquaculture), …

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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

Jul 20 2016

Harvesting of black carp in Vietnam (Video)

        This video is accompanied with information on the introduction and culture of black carp in Vietnam especially in the northern provinces. The key elements in the farming and consumption of black carp has been adequately addressed.

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Mar 25 2016

Demand and supply of fish feed in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Aquaculture systems in Nepal have been usually relied on carp polyculture in earthen ponds which could run relying mainly on natural food without much supplemental feeding especially in the light of the relatively low stocking density as well …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13245

Mar 20 2016

Culture of black carp in Vietnam – Video

Video credit: Hai DO Xuan (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) has been introduced to the northern mountain region of Vietnam contributing significantly through aquaculture in the improvement of local farmers’ income, food security and farmers’ livelihood especially in the Northern provinces, including Hai Duong, Ninh Binh, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13227

Jan 06 2016

Introduction and utilization of Grass carp in Argentina

Photo credit: Herman Hennig Hernando (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) was first introduced in 1970s from Japan at the Chascomús and El Burro lakes in Buenos Aires province to control the growth of dense of aquatic plants in waterways and lentic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13081

May 23 2015

Culture of Indian carp (Rohu) in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal) – Pakistan         The inserted photo shows a typical earthen pond in which an Indian carp (Rohu; Labeo rohita) is being cultured.  The required fingerlings of rohu are obtained from a hatchery on the facility. This species is popular among consumers in Pakistan. In fact, the rohu farming …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12666

Apr 02 2015

Cage farming in Kulekhani reservoir, Nepal

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Kulekhani resenvoir is one of the reservoir in the middle of Nepal in which cage farming takes place to produce table fish in rural areas. The inserted photo shows some of cage farmers while transporting …

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Feb 07 2015

Catla catla, produced in Nepal and sold in India

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal)           About 70% of fish consumed in Nepal is imported from India. However, some fish exports take place from Nepal to India. The inserted picture shows a queue of motorbikes that belong to fish retailors in the rural part of Nepal on their way to nearby market …

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Dec 20 2014

Tourism and aquaculture in Phewa Lake (Nepal)

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) The photo shows some boats in Phewa Lake or Fewa Lake. This freshwater lake is the second largest lake in Nepal. The lake is located in the south of the Pokhara Valley. The lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. Also, the …

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