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Farming of blue mussel, Mytilus edulis in Kiel Fjord, Germany

Credit: Yvonne Roessner (Germany) The attached photos are from Germany on the farming of Mytilus edulis (blue mussel) in the Kiel Fjord (Western Baltic Sea, brackish water with approximately 15 PSU salinity). Mussels are grown on longlines (100m long, 7.5m distant from each other, 10 m water depth). On the longlines mussel substrates (collector material during …

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Culture of oysters (Crassostrea belchiri) using cement and long line methods in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The two photos show two methods of oyster farming that are namely cement and long line methods. The  3-4 cm; (3-4 months age)  Crassostrea belcheri  oysters are either stick on a cement  pole or stick on a rope using cement and then after, they are placed in the chosen rearing ground in …

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Tank culture of African catfish, in a commercial fish farm in Cross River State, Nigeria

Credit: Mfon Dominic Archibong (Nigeria) The two photos show a commercial fish farm for African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. The farm is located fish at Cross River State which is a coastal state in Nigeria. The production units are 30 Gee pee plastic tanks. Catfish fingerlings are stocked at the rate of 300/tank. In this system, …

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Culture of blue swimming crab, Portunus pelagicus in Thailand

Credit: Proyrat Chaowajaroenpong and Ong-art Kumprasert (Thailand) The culture of blue swimming crab, Portunus pelagicus is carried out in earthen ponds. Appropriate water salinity for the blue swimming crab culture ranges from 20-30 g/l. Crabs are fed trash fish which is usually offered twice/day throughout the growing season that extends to about 6 months.  In the …

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Tilapia aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) One of the photos shows the harvest of red tilapia after about 6 months of growth. Harvested tilapia has an average weight of about 350 g. Red tilapia is very popular in Gaza and enjoy a premium price of about 4-5 US$/kg. The second photo shows Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus when marketed …

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Tilapia aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine) – In Arabic

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) تشير الصورة الأولى لعملية صيد لأسماك البلطى الأحمر بعد فترة من التربية تقدر بحوالى 6 شهور والتى بعدها يصل متوسط الوزن إلى حوالى 350 جرام للسمكة    الواحدة. وهذا النوع من الأسماك مرغوب كثيرا في غزة ويصل متوسط السعر لحوالي 4 – 5 دولار أمريكى للكيلوجرام. تشير الصورة الثانية إلى البلطى النيلى …

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Cage culture of Pangasius sutcthi in Temerloh Pahang (Malaysia)

Credit: Adibi Rahiman (Malaysia) The photos show the cage culture of Pangasius sutcthi in Temerloh Phang whereas more than 856 cages owned by 175 farmers are in operation. (according to the data of 2006). The culture period ranges from 6- 8 months. In general, the operation demonstrated economic viability.  Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order …

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Production performance of a closed aquaculture system for tilapia in Egypt

Credit for the photos: El-Sadig Arbab Hagar (Sudan), Samuel Simon Zigizo (South Sudan) and David Martin Sykora (Paraguay). Credit for the technical information: Ismael Radwan (project owner, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt) Photo A-1 shows the whole biological filter for a 240-m3 closed aquaculture project. Photo A-2 shows the plastic rings which are the main substrate …

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Farming of salmon (Atlantic and coho) and rainbow trout in off-shore cages in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) These two photos illustrate models of off-shore cages. Such cages could be square with approximate dimension of 15-30 meter per side and circular cages with diameters that range from 15-30 meters. Depth of cages ranges from 10-30 meters. The principal species farmed in these cages are  Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, Coho …

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Farming of red tilapia when fed artificial feed supplemented by Azolla in Colombia (in Spanish)

Credit:Eudes Emilio Sanchez (Colombia) La foto corresponde a un estanques de produccion de tilapia roja, (Densidad de cosecha 4ind/m2, Tasa de conversiòn aprox 1,4:1, temperatura del aguau todo el año 25 – 32 ºC)  alimentada con pienso ó balanceado, pero ademas se le a permitido que el espejo de agua este cubuierto un 40% con …

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