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Tag: tilapia

Jan 13 2018

Rice-fish culture in Songea (Tanzania)

Credit: Jamila Ibrahim and Lucka Paschal (Tanzania)   The inserted picture is for an integrated agriculture-aquaculture system carried out in Songea, Ruvuma,  Tanzania. The acreage of the rice field is about one hectar while the harvest amounts about four tons of rice and 100 kg of tilapia which is commonly used in such integrated system. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14275

Dec 23 2017

A typical fish pond in Zimbabwe

Photo credit: James Lungile Dhlomo (Zimbabwe) Review: James Lungile Dhlomo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows a typical fish located in Nabusenga Irrigation Scheme of Binga District, Zimbabwe. The average size of the pond is 2000 m2 (20 x 10 m). The species commonly farmed is Nile …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14259

Nov 30 2017

A tour in a fish market in Heliopolis (Cairo – Egypt) – Video

      This video was filmed in a fish market located in Heliopolis, Cairo (Egypt). The display shows variety of fin fishes, shrimp, squid, and mussel. Tilapia and Nile perch are the key finfish species. As seen in the video, the processing and cooking may take place in the shop depending on the consumer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14242

Nov 28 2017

Tilapia overwintering in a fish hatchery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows a private tilapia hatchery located in Muleba, at Kagera Region. In order to save tilapia stocks against cold weather during winter period, the farmer covers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14190

Oct 20 2017

Use of yam and sweet potato leaves as a supplemental food for tilapia in Uganda (Video)

Video credit: Saverino Nuwasiima (Uganda) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) This video was filmed in a fish farm in Uganda. Yams are herbaceous plants cultivated mainly for the consumption of their starchy tubers consumed by the people in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America whereas around 95% of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14200

Sep 20 2017

Pond culture of tilapia in Boyaca, Colombia

Photos credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the tilapia feeding in an earthen pond located in Boyaca, Colombia. Tilapias are cultured using different methods such as cages, intensive culture and mainly earthen ponds such as the ponds shown in the picture. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14118

Sep 18 2017

Tilapia farming in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique) – Video

Video credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Egypt)     This 8-min video covers a growing season for tilapia as carried out in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique). This operation is a part of a project jointly operated by Mozambique Government and funded by the Red Cross (Spain). The object focuses on rural …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14098

Aug 15 2017

Farming of tilapia and African catfish in irrigation ponds in Algeria

Photo credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Gabriel de Labra and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo was taken in the area of In Salah, in the middle of Algeria. The small concrete pond shown in the photo is a typical irrigation tank which is currently used for …

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Jan 27 2017

Adding Azolla to tilapia feed in aquaponics in Egypt

      The easiness of Azolla cultivation as well as its richness in key nutrients such as proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals has encouraged the utilization of Azolla in the feed of livestock and poultry. Moreover, Azolla has also been suggested as food stuff for human consumption. In regard to aquaculture, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13823

Nov 29 2016

Development of tilapia aquaculture in Malaysia

  Photos’ credit: Farahiyah ilyana Jamaludin (Malaysia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows the culture of red tilapia in cement tanks in Terengganu, Malaysia. Red tilapia hybrid was introduced in 1980s and since then there has been a steadily increase in the contribution of tilapias to freshwater aquaculture …

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