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Category: African catfish

These posts provides variety of information on African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. The artificial reproduction of the species is addressed including the sexing of broodstock, extraction of the pituitary gland, hormonal injection, ovulation, stripping, egg fertilization, and incubation. The nursing of catfish fry is covered. Also, the natural spawning is included. The farming systems of African catfish is covered.

Culture of Nile tilapia and African catfish in the province of Ouargla (Algeria)

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture belongs to a fish farm located in Ouargla Province in the southeast of Algeria where the culture of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) takes place. Nile tilapia stocks were …

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Intensive tank culture of African catfish in Cameroon – Video

Video credit: Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani (Cameroon) Review:  Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video shows a type of intensive culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in concrete tanks in Cameroon. In this governmental facility, the catfish fingerlings have been produced in a modern hatchery located …

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Smoking of African catfish in Malawi

Photos’ credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi) Review: Medicine Alexander Dazilone and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos show the smoking process of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Makawa in Mangochi district. Fish smoking is a common processing method especially for large size fish. However, smaller …

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Integrated fish-chicken in Tanzania

Photo credit: Emmanuel Godfrey and Mashaka (Tanzania) Review:  Emmanuel Godfrey, Mashaka Shabani, Hamady Makorwa and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows an integrated farm located at Morogoro, Mkuranga  District (East coast of Tanzania) in where chicken and fish are integrated. All-male tilapia and African catfish are the species …

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African catfish from the farm to Ebolowa fish market – Cameroon

Photo credit: Francis Juliot Mougang (Cameroon) Review: Francis Juliot Mougang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Aquaculture sector in Cameroon is predominantly comprised of small-scale producers locating in most cases in the rural areas. The inserted picture shows the harvest of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) produced in a fish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13098

Aggressive feeding outside water by catfish – Video

Video credit: Hai DO Xuan (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Source: www.fishconsult.org       This short video which was filmed in Vietnam shows how African catfish are temporarily leaving pond water trying aggressively to capture feed pellets which could be accidently dropped out of water. One can easily …

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Intensive pond culture of African catfish in Cameroon – Video

Video credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       The video was filmed in a private fish farm located in Lagdo, Nord region (Garoua). The farm which has 23 earthen ponds contributes to the promotion plan for the culture of African catfish (Clarias …

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Consumption of dried fish “Kajake” in Sudan

Credit: Mai Tawfig Ahmed and Gamal Ibrahim Hamid (Sudan) Supplemented by: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       In Sudan, about 70% of fin fish is consumed fresh while 25% is consumed sun-dried leaving about 5% of total fish consumed wet salted. The inserted picture shows dried catfish which is mostly …

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African catfish in Brazil – 33-min Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) African catfish, Clarias gariepinus was introduced from Africa to Brazil for aquaculture in 1986. However, the meat of catfish was not accepted well among consumers and hence the farming of the species is limited …

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Intensive Aquaculture project for African catfish and tilapia in Congo

Credit: Philippe Bounzeki (bPh Agricole – Congo)                   The photos show an intensive aquaculture project in Congo. In this project, the work started in the hatchery in November 2013 ending in April 2014. This project consists of the following components: – A 70 plastic/fiber hatchery incubators of …

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