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Pond construction and establishing a harvest ditch (Egypt) – Video

Credit of the video: El-Sadig Arbab Hagar (Sudan); description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Looking at the fish farm size in Egypt and so pond size, using the machinery in pond construction is the practical option. The intensification level of farming practices greatly influence the size of fish pond. A pond of a hectar or slightly …

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Collecting embryos from the mouth of a red tilapia female (Video)

Credit for the video: Fish Culture Development course (2010) – Spanish speaker group, description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal In mouth fish brooders such as the key farmed tilapia, a female incubates fertilized eggs till hatching. The incubation period is directly related to water temperature and can range from as short as 3 days to as long …

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Artificial fertilization of the eggs of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

Credit for the video: Emmanuel Ohene Marfo (Ghana)   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Such as the case with silurid fishes, it is almost impossible to hand strip the sperm from the male of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Therefore and as seen in this video, testes of a sacrificed male are used for the artificial fertilization of catfish eggs. Testes …

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Locating and extracting the pituitary gland of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

The pituitary gland extract is used in inducing the reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). In order for the pituitary extract to be effective, donor fish should be sexually mature whether male or female. Also, the extraction of pituitary gland is preferred to be close to or within the spawning season. From practical views, extracting the …

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Checking the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in hapa system in Egypt (Video)

This video shows how the 2-person crew check the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in open hatchery system using hapas in earthen ponds. The crew are working at both sides of the spawning hapa. The gradually crowd tilapia broodstock to facilitate their handling. The intervals between checking depend on water temperature and target product whether fry …

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Post harvest practices of farmed tilapia in Egypt – Video

Credit for the clip: Samuel Simon Zigizo (South Sudan)   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal As the awareness on fish quality and safety increases among fish farmers in Egypt, post harvest procedures have significantly developed. The video shows tilapia how tilapia harvest is transferred in netting scoop nets and placed temporary into a tank whereas crushed …

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Counting and transporting Pangasius fingerlings in India (Video)

Credit for the clip: Indian farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows the procedure of counting, loading and transporting of Pangasius fingerlings in India. What could be distilled from the video is the large number of counters (males and females) which will ultimately lead to shorten the …

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Harvest of Indian carps (India) – Video

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) Labeo rohita (Rohu) and Catla catla (Boche) are two popular fishes among the Indian Major Carps in fish farming practices. The production ranges between 15 – 20 ton/ha at the places where the carp farming is going on in commercial way. The farmers use conventional feeds …

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Fish Packing and Transport in India (Video)

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) Andhra Pradesh is one of the states of India which supply large quantities of food fish (carp) in other states of the country and neighbouring countries like Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. For that purpose, the fish harvested has to be transported (by road) to the distant …

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Harvest of catfish (Pangasius) in India (Video)

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India)       Catfish (Pangasius) has been introduced a few years back as an alternative species in the brackish water shrimp ponds due to its survival and fast growing nature in the hard pond environmental conditions. Fry level seed has been brought from Bangladesh and successfully …

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