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

May 18 2018

Shrimp eye-tagging

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the eye-tagging of shrimp broodstock. This type of marking was found tolerable by shrimp especially large adult shrimp and is not lost during molting. Eye tags are commonly used to mark adult marine shrimp in captive broodstock …

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May 13 2018

Cage culture of red tilapia in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video and the caption: DO Xuan Hai (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Tilapia culture in Vietnam usually targeted local markets before being exported to a large number in the USA and the European Union. Red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) is mainly cultured in floating cages as practiced …

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May 10 2018

Aquaculture development in Chad

Photo credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The introduction of fish farming in Chad dates back to the 1970s. Since then, several types of farming have been introduced and tested whereas some positive results have been achieved in earthen pond systems especially when the cost of fish …

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May 08 2018

Accidental occurrence of Bagrus bayad in a fish pond in Egypt

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Bayad (Bagrus bayad) is an important food fish that enjoys a high consumer preference. Almost all produced bayad is captured from natural waters in Egypt. The species occurs naturally freshwater water bodies such as rivers, lakes, and swamps. The inserted picture was taken in a …

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Apr 10 2018

Collecting Nile tilapia broodstock from Lake Victoria (Kenya)

Photo credit: Gideon Gicheru (Kenya) Review: Gideon Gicheru and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to FAO statistics, the contribution of tilapia in total aquaculture is almost consistent with a very narrow range from 72.8% to 74.7% during the period from 2010 to 2016, whereas in tonnage tilapia aquaculture produced 9115, 166602, …

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Mar 31 2018

Cage culture of striped catfish in An Giang Province (Vietnam)

Photo credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Viet Nam is by far the world’s largest producer of Pangasius with a production that exceeded 1.2 million tons in 2013 and with an annual export turnover of at least US$ 2 billion.  The striped catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) which is …

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Mar 22 2018

Artemia from marine hatcheries to the outer space

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows a brine shrimp tank that is typically found in most of marine hatcheries. This is based on the high nutritional value as well as the appropriate sizes of artemia species that suit the feeding requirements for the early stages of marine finfish larvae and …

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Mar 14 2018

Tank spawning of Nile tilapia in Aswan (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Jhons Huayanay Ostos (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)         This video was filmed in a large size tilapia hatchery in Aswan, Egypt. This hatchery belongs to the Lake Nasser Development Authority. The hatchery-produced of Nile tilapia, (Oreochromis niloticus) are used for a stock enhancement …

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Mar 12 2018

Seed production of Nile tilapia and Pez blanco in El Remate Production and training Center (Guatemala)

Photo credit: Cele Anaitte Mendez Garcia (Guatemala) Review: Cele Anaitte Mendez Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The photo shows the production and training Center located in the village “El Remate”, Guatemala. Among the activities carried out in the center is the seed production of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and …

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Feb 13 2018

Culture of red tilapia in a biofloc system in Colombia – Video

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Review: Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)           This video was filmed in an aquaculture facility located in the north of Santander (Colombia). The project has an area of 3000 m2 where red tilapia is the cultured fish …

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