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Unique modes of fish reproduction: Male seahorse is the parent that gives birth

Photo credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Seahorses (Hippocampus sp.) are unique aquatic animals whether in regard to their shape or their biological features especially they belong to live bearers. The male seahorse has a breeding pouch in which the female parent deposits her …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14174

Fish sun-drying in Malawi

Credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi)     This picture was taken in Mangochi, Malawi close to Malawi College of fisheries. Fish sun drying is very common in Malawi and it is a preferred method when processing small sized fish like E. Sardella. Consumers like these smaller sized fish not only because of a method that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13435

Traditional fish smoking in Chad

Photos’ credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The processing of fish catch from Lake Chad is done by three main methods whereas smoking is one of the oldest and most common methods used. Traditionally, smoking kiln is being in use (shown in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13055

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12961

Processing and consumption of smoked fish in Terekeka (South Sudan)

Photo credit: Trip down memory lane. blogspot Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Fresh fish is prized by consumers in South Sudan. However, its high price keeps it beyond the reach of the average citizen and this becomes in favor of smoked fish which is very popular for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12787

Pole and Line tuna fishing in the Maldives

            Photo credit: David Elliott (UK); http://www.macalister-elliott.com/index.php Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Introduction:The Maldives that consists of a very large of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean is a nation that comprises of 99% sea. That is why more than 70% of people …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12479

Hormonal sex reversal of tilapia fry (practice and contradicting opinions) – Video

After a short introduction of tilapia in aquaculture, this 17-min video focuses on the production of all-male tilapia through the sex reversal practices using male hormone. The logic sequence of the sex reversal process has been maintained to large extent starting by the sexual differentiation in tilapia then determining the appropriate age and/size for successful …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12261

Nepali women and small-scale aquaculture -Video (in Nepali language)

Video credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Description: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Based on the government data of Nepal, a large number of people leave the country for work. They are mostly youngsters and males. Most women stay at home as housewives to take care of kids, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11982

Shrimp eye-stalk ablation – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Channel founder) This video was filmed in a commercial shrimp hatchery in Vietnam. The eye-stalk ablation was commercially adopted in the early 1970s as an effective means in the maturation and spawning of shrimp females. The eye-stalk is the source of Gonadotropin Inhibiting Hormone (GIH) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11084

Desert aquaculture: Integration of intensive tilapia culture and horticulture crops in Egypt – Video

Credit: Mohamed El Gazzar (Egypt) This project is is located in Mullak Valley, Ismaelia, Egypt. This integrated project has two main components; fish and horticulture. The total acreage of the project is 8 hectares. Fish production component includes four 250-m3 tanks of 130 cm water depth. One of which, is allocated for the production of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9320

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