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Category: Aquaculture

This collection of photos includes various farmed species of fin-fish, shell fish, seaweed and others as well as the farming practices carried out in many countries in the world

Fish ponds enjoy gravity water

Topographic survey will be required to determine whether or not a given fish farm can enjoy gravity water. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. This will be appreciated. [important][/important] Advertisements

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Use of traditional water wheels in lifting water to fish farms in Egypt

Water wheels which were traditionally in use in agriculture are used in the present to lift water required to some fish farms in Egypt and some other countries. Based on water wheels users, it is claimed that water wheels are efficient in lifting water and also more durable with less incidences of breakdowns and operation maintenance. …

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Axial flow pumps in fish farms (Egypt)

In many situations, axial flow pumps in fish farms have been found more suited for low heads and higher discharges which would ultimately enhance farm economics. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture …

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Bottom draining of fish pond water (Egypt)

The most effective way of exchanging water is to first drain the desired amount of the water from the pond bottom. This effectively removes the poorest quality water and detritus which accumulates at the bottom of the pond. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we …

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Gravity draining of fish pond water

If a fish farmer has to choose whether filling or draining a fish pond by gravity, the choice usually is gravity draining. In general and wherever possible, the use of pumping systems in pond draining is not recommended keeping in mind that pond drainage often takes place while fish harvest and any failure in pumping system could lead to …

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Integrated agriculture-aquaculture in rural development

This project proposal has been developed by a group of trainees who participated in the Integrated Rural Development training course in 2009. This course is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This project proposal in its rationality and objectives focuses more on social issues such as employment and nutrition in rural …

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Ovulation of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female

The photo shows egg stripping which is a phase of the induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This female has been induced for spawning using the pituitary gland extract. The photo shows the egg stripping after the ovulation. Note how eggs are free flowing without clumps or blood. Eggs are obtained through stripping using soft …

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Induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and sacrificing the male

Unlike many fish species, the sperm can only be obtained by sacrificing a male of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Testis is dissected and cut into small pieces whereas the milt used in egg fertilization will be obtained through pressing pieces of the testis out. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset …

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Spawning readiness of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female

Determining the spawning readiness of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female is assessed based on the softness of female abdomen as shown one photo. Female ovulation could be judged based on the release of few eggs under slight pressure. Females are watched for ovulation and should be stripped and eggs fertilized.  Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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Extraction of the pituitary gland of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

Pituitary gland extract is used in induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). In order for the pituitary extract to be effective, donor fish should be sexually mature whether male or female. Also, the extraction of pituitary gland is preferred to be close to or within the spawning season. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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