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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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Nov 03 2011

Sexually mature female of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) – front view

Sexually mature female of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) – watch for the projection and reddishness of the genital papilla (front view). 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.

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Nov 03 2011

Full siblings of red and naturally colored tilapia

Full siblings of red and naturally colored tilapia resulting from mating of Nile tilapia with mutant red tilapia (this hybrid will not breed true). 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

Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) – morphological characteristics

Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)- Watch the tail bands. 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]

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Nov 02 2011

Checking the spawning of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in hapa system in Egypt

Checking tilapia spawning in open system using hapas. The intervals between checkings depend on water temperature and target product whether fry andor eggs. 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 …

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Nov 02 2011

Open system for tilapia spawning using hapas in Egypt

The photo shows an open-system for tilapia hatchery in Egypt. This type of hatcheries is based on hapas placed in earthen ponds. The advantage of such system is mainly economical as well as the ability to nurse fry in nursing hapas in this open system. However, because the spawning in this system takes place during …

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Nov 02 2011

Greenhouse-type tilapia hatcheries

Greenhouses when used as tilapia hatcheries in temperate countries such as Egypt would enable early spawning and help extend the spawning season. Durability of plastic sheets determines the frequency of its replacement and so the cost involved. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust …

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Sep 30 2011

Small-scale freshwater fish hatchery in Sierra Leone

The justification of this project proposal relied on the modest status of aquaculture (40 tons) compared to the high demand on fish in Sierra Leone. The annual production target of this project is a million tilapia fingerlings. The location of the project has been specified and so human resources. Hapa system has been the chosen system for the …

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Sep 25 2011

Small-scale fish farming in Senegal (in French)

This project proposal addresses the small-scale fish farming in Senegal. The propsed location of the project is Tambacounda province. Farming and marketing of Nile tilapia and African catfish is the main objective of this proposed project. The rationality of this project in this specific location is based on the geographic distance from landing sites as …

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Sep 23 2011

Hatchery establishment for African catfish fry production in mukono district, Uganda

The current project targets the production of African catfish fingerlings starting by 850,000 and increasing in subsequent years. The project which will be located in Mukono district (Uganda) has identified the key physical requirements of land and equipment as well as human resources. Marketing strategy as planned ensures a continous supply of catfish fingerlings throughout …

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