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Sep 25 2013

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Fish ponds of Research and Production Center (Pacific University), Colombia

Credit: Eudes Emilio Sanchez (Colombia)

This image was taken in the Centro de investigación y produccion acuicola Henry von Prahl “Research and Production Center Aquaculture Henry Von Prahl” of the Pacific University, in the municipality of Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca – Colombia.

In the photo one can see a coconut palm and lush greenery around in a region with a rainfall of 8,000 mm / year. The 1000-m2 ponds shown in the photo are of the typical size used by peasant families whereas  red tilapia are farmed at a density of 5 individual /square meter which is considered a semi-intensive farming.

Research fish ponds (Colombia)

 

 

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