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Integrated rice-fish culture

A well-known model of integrated aquaculture-agriculture which has been practiced in countries whereas rice is a key crop. In Egypt, this integrated system is carried out with the support of the government whereas common carp (Cyprinus carpio) is delivered to contributing farms at no cost. The economic advantages of such integrated system include the increase of rice …

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Integrated tilapia farming and agriculture in Wafra (Kuwait)

In this model, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) has been farmed in concrete tanks in agriculture farms where agricultural crops such as alfa alfa, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, etc., are cultivated. Such integrated farms are located in several locations including Al-Wafra, the location the attach picture shows. In order to facilitate draining, tanks are constructed abovr ground level. Water used in these …

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A type of eggs incubators used in the commercial hatcheries of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Egypt

This photos hows a type of egg incubators used in the commercial hatcheries of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Because of the high cost of imported incubators, these incubators are locally made in Egypt especially in the light of high demand. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. …

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A model of incubators for tilapia eggs in Egyptian hatcheries

These type of incubators for tilapia eggs are in use in medium size and commercial hatcheries (Egypt) 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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Mullets in the catch of Bardawil Lagoon (Egypt)

There are several mullet species inhabiting Bardaweel Lagoon (Egypt) that are collectively represent about 20% of the lagoon catch. This photo shows the fishing gears used in mullet fishery in the lagoon. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if …

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Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) in Egypt

The fry of this species are collected from the Mediterranean Sea. In regard to growth rate, flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) is showing highest growth rate among mullet species. Because of early collection of its fry in Egypt (September – December), it attains its market size with an average of 300-400 g in a single …

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Keeled mullet (Liza carinata) in Egypt

This species is found more in the Red Sea system due to its high tolerance to high salinity. The fry of keeled mullet (Liza carinata) are collected from collecting stations in Ismaelia and Suez. Even though the growth rate of keeled mullet is not high especially when compared to key mullet species, there is a …

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Collection of mullet fry in Egypt

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Mullet farming still depends on naturally collected fry whereas the artificial reproduction of mullet is carried out at experimental levels in Egypt. There are several stations where mullet fry are collected. Key mullet species are flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), thin-lipped grey mullet (Liza ramada), and keeled …

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Spawning nests of mouth brooder tilapias

The photo shows a classic view of the spawning nests in earthen ponds for mouth brooder tilapia such as Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The nest is built by the male while female joins where the spawning takes place before females incubates the fertilized eggs. If harvesting of tilapia fry is performed in these ponds, it …

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Yolk sac fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus

The photo shows freshly hatched yolk sac fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Yolks provide the main nutrition to this early larval stage. The rate and duration of yolk consumption will be determined based on water temperature. Afterwards, yolk-sac fry will turn to swim-up fry. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to …

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