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Abdel Rahman El Gamal

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Aquaculture in Tanzania (Status – Challenges – Outlook)

  This introductory lecture was delivered in the opening of the “Aquaculture training workshop” which was conducted during the period 17 to 21 September in Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and organized by Kilimanjaro Agricultural Training Center (KATC). I tried in this lecture to bring in the information on fishery/aquaculture sector in Tanzania but also to highlight other …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Guatemala

Photo credit: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas (Guatemala) Description: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a cage farm for tilapia located in freshwater body in Guatemala. The production of tilapia (Oreochromis spp) has constantly increased in tanks and cages. The culture of tilapia in floating …

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Interesting African children; Amina in Tanzania and Peter in Kenya

During our field visits to fish farms, I could lose the chance talking to African children who were in the premise of the farms. I was impressed by the young personality of both children. Amina and her brother in Tanzania asked me about my name and more questions while Peter in Kenya initiated the fist-bump …

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Pond raceway system in China

Credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) This technology is observed in FFRC in Wuxi, China. It is used to produce high value species such as sea bass in intensive system. The system is operated with the use of air blowers which will create an airlift for water circulation. This method is good as it carries two …

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Fish Culture Development (regular training course – 2018 – EICA – Egypt)

Because of travels during October, my contribution to this year course has been delayed to today 11 November as I delivered my first lectures. This 10-week Fish Culture Development training course has been annually supported since 1988 by the Egyptian Government as represented in the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). As usual, lectures in …

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Rainbow trout from grow-out tanks to restaurant tables in San Mateo (Peru)

Photos’ credit: Jhons Huayanay Ostos (Peru) Review: Jhons Huayanay Ostos and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Peru. The farm is located in San Mateo,  Huarochiri region, Lima. The river water is the water source for the farm. The minimum and maximum …

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Dagaa dominates the dried-fish market in Tanzania – Video

This video was filmed in a village market at Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). As expected, the as a village market, very many items are vegetables, fruits, home utilities, and a lot more. In regard to fish, only dried, salted and smoked fish are displayed. Dagaa, such small fish whether dried/salted, and or smoked seemed dominated the fish …

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Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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The size of feed pellet and the width of fish mouth – Video

  The inserted video shows the feeding of tilapia fingerlings. As shown in the video, the size of the floating pellets is too large to be swallowed by the fingerlings that are chasing the feed trying to get a bite after another. In this case, fish will spend unnecessary extra energy during feeding that would …

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A happy moment in Mwarda fish market (Sudan)

  Thanks to friends who captured this happy moment while visiting Mwarda fish market (Sudan) and handling a specimen of elephant-snout fish.  How nice we were able to laugh from the heart.  No matter how our work schedule is tight and life turns busy, we need a moment to relief hearts. Thanks to the kind …

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