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Abdel Rahman El Gamal

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Dispersal of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines)

Photo credit: Rex Vargas (Philippines)       Description: Rex Vargas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the stocking of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines). The lake is one of three lakes located in South Cotabato in Lake Sebu town. The Lake with its 24-ha size is the smallest of …

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Tank culture of rainbow trout in Ecuador

Photo credit: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire (Ecuador) – Review: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a circular tank made of reinforced concrete located in the Ecuadorian highlands. The tank is used to produce rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss following semi-intensive practices. The introduction of trout …

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Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) – Video

This video was filmed during my visit to the Sea World, California, USA. Introduction: The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata belongs to the hound shark, in the family Triakidae. The species is small and pretty animals. The species is harmless to humans if they are not disturbed and hence divers can safely come close enough to …

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Promoting aquaculture in the Philippines through free delivery of fish fingerlings

Photos’ credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) – Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The arrangement of such aquaculture support is managed by the local government units (LGUs) and the Provident Fund Offices (PFOs). Fish fingerlings shown in one photo are either delivered or picked up in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14786

Use of decapsulated Artemia for direct feeding to African catfish in Kenya – Video

This video was filmed in a Kenyan fish farm where different aquaculture activities on several species are taking place including tilapia, catfish, and ornamental fish. This video shows the feeding during the larval nursing of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. As shown, the food provided is decapsulated artemia cysts. The nutritional value of the decapsulated artemia …

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How biological filter for aquaculture looked like in 1970 (Auburn University – USA)

This inserted picture has been taken from a publication by Auburn University (USA) published on December, 1970. Being an Auburn University Alumni, I decided to share this picture along with the description: “Pond culture with Biological Filters: Water, pumped from a pond where fish are fed, is filtered through gravel covered with living microscopic organisms …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14779

Development of fish feed industry in Pakistan

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan),  Description: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken inside a feed mill in Pakistan. Before having commercially produced feed, fish farmers used to formulate feed based on earlier experience or simply on trial bases. In the present, several feed mills are …

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Intensive tank culture of tilapia in Tanzania (Video)

Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania)  – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The vigorous feeding of tilapia as shown in the present video indicates the high density of stocked fish in the tank. The video also shows that the feed provided has been -most likely- mixed on the farm. Regarding the …

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Small-scale aquaculture in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia)

Photo credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show the harvest of a small fish farm located in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia). Based on official publications, the fish farmers in the Otjozondjupa region who are mostly private individuals who are culturing fish for subsistence or recreational …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14766

Reproduction and grow-out of sea cucumber in South Korea (Video)

Video credit: Hisham El Gazzar (Egypt) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted video was filmed in a sea cucumber hatchery in South Korea. The leading farmed species is (Apostichopus japonicus)known as Dolgi Haesam. Also, the orange-footed seacucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) has been tried. The hatchery-produced seed are either released in natural …

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