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Category: Lectures and Bites

Jan 17 2015

Production of all-male tilapia through hybridization – Video

Author: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This 8-min presentation addresses one specific topic which is the use of hybridization in the production of all-male tilapia fingerlings. The presentation highlighted to role of tilapia in global aquaculture as well as the necessity of producing all-male tilapia. Hybridization among tilapia species …

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Nov 25 2014

Liming fish ponds

This 4-slide information bite addresses the liming of fish ponds including the different purposes of liming as well as types of lime and criteria of each lime form. The applications of lime has been addressed and supported by photos. Determining the quantity and need through analysis has been also covered. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Liming-fish-ponds.pdf”]       …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12107

Nov 14 2014

Small-scale aquaculture in Rural Development (Features- Models- Promotion)

This lecture was delivered during November, 2014 in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This lecture focuses on small-scale aquaculture in rural development. The handling highlights the  features of rural societies especially in regard to aquaculture and criteria of appropriate fish species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12054

Nov 13 2014

Live Fish Handling: During: stocking– sampling– harvesting- grading- marking- anesthesia- hatchery operations & transportation

This lecture was delivered during November, 2014 in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This lecture focuses on handling issues during main practices of aquaculture whether in hatcheries or farms. The handling stress is highlighted as well as means to alleviate the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12051

Oct 31 2014

Planning of aquaculture projects (Aquaculture systems – site evaluation – management – production inputs – production economics)

This lecture was delivered during October, 2014 as an introductory component in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This particular lecture links production elements in various aquaculture systems. Thus, the lecture begins with developing project objectives whether general or specific. The targeted …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12010

Oct 30 2014

Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture (Production – trade – consumption – institutional framework)

This lecture has been delivered during October, 2014 as the preliminary lecture in the Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”. The purpose of delivering this lecture is to share the Egyptian experience in aquaculture especially in the light of the remarkable development of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12007

Oct 23 2014

Fish Hatchery Management (Reproductive biology – natural reproduction – spawning induction – hatchery operations and management)

This lecture was delivered during October 2014 as a part of Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). In order to address the management of fish hatchery management, it was necessary to start begin the lecture with the modes of fish reproduction as well …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11978

Oct 19 2014

Production of YY super male of Nile tilapia (a diagram)

This 1-page diagram describes the production of the YY super male of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). When the YY male is mated with normal females of Nile tilapia, the progeny should be all-males. The mass production of YY males has been described in the diagram. Note: although this diagram can be used independently, the diagram …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11944

Oct 19 2014

Applications of genetics in aquaculture and fishery (principles – selection and hybridization – sex reversal – advanced breeding technologies)

This lecture was delivered on the 19th of October, 2014 in the Fish Culture Development training course that is annually organized by the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). The lecture starts with principles of genetics and breeding focusing on those related to breeding programs. Qualitative and quantitative traits are covered. The effective breeding number …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11940

Sep 27 2014

Principles and protocols of fish icing

This 2-slide information bite address the principles of fish icing and how heat is transferred from fish to ice in relation to surrounding temperatures and other factors. The icing efficiency has been addressed and utilized in the icing protocols having in consideration transport, fish and shrimp types along with other key related factors. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Principles-and-protocols-of-fish-icing.pdf”] …

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