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Category: Photos

Nov 03 2011

Sex identification of a tilapia female

The photo shows a female of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus based on her papilla. For smaller sizes and/or with personnel who are not familiar with tilapia, a dye named as crystal violet may be used to show clearly the papilla.  Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. …

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Nov 03 2011

Sexual maturation of tilapia females and males

The photo shows mature tilapia females and males prior to the spawning season. Watch the genital papillas of tilapia male (right) and female (left). 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. …

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Nov 03 2011

Locally-made incubators for the embryos of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Egypt

The photo shows locally made incubators used in various types of tilapia hatcheries (Egypt). The production of such hatchery is in several million of tilapia fry. 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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Nov 03 2011

Crowding of tilapia fry for easy counting and loading

Crowding tilapia fry for easy and quick counting and loading. In order to reduce possible stress during this operation, it is very important to maintain proper densities for the shortest time possible. Aeration and/or water current would be required throughout this period of unfavorable condition to handled fry. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in …

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Nov 03 2011

Commercial tilapia hatchery during off-season (Egypt)

This photo shows a commercial hatchery of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Egypt during off-season. Egg incubators and fry nursing facilities are shown. Depending on the demand for tilapia fingerlings, the spawning season usually ends on September whereas hatcheries carry out necessary maintenance and overwinter broodstock and left-over fingerlings. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Nov 03 2011

A small-scale hatchery for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Egypt)

This is a model of a small-scale tilapia hatchery which could exist in fish farming communities of small to medium size. This type hatchery targets to fulfill given farms requirements of the fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus with a possibility to sell extras to others. An estimated production capacity of such model hatchery can …

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Nov 03 2011

A commercial hatchery for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Aswan (Egypt)

This photo shows a commercial tilapia hatchery in Aswan. This hatchery belongs to Lake Nasser Development Authority. Untill the present, the fingerlings of Nile tilapia, (Oreochromis niloticus) produced in the hatchery are used for a stock enhancement program for Lake Nasser. The picture shows the outdoor facilities of the hatchery which has also indoor facilities. Note: …

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Nov 03 2011

A female of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) incubates an advanced embryonic stage

The photo shows a female of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) incubates an advanced stage of embryonic development as shown in the dark-colored eggs. The period till hatching will be affected by water temperature. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us …

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Nov 03 2011

Embryonic development of tilapia (a female incubating freshly fertilized eggs) (green eggs)

The photo shows a female of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus while incubating freshly fertilized eggs. The color of incubated eggs indicates the early age of embryos which could be hours or 1-2 days depending on water temperature. The pigmentation of embryos will follow this stage. Sometimes freshly fertilized eggs are called green eggs. Note: We …

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Nov 03 2011

Pigmented eggs of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus

The photo shows the pigmented stage of the eggs of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Because tilapia eggs are opaque  and have tough chorions, special preparations will be required in order to examine tilapia eggs microscopically. The eyed stage will follow the pigmented phase shown in this photo. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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