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Tag: African catfish

Display of live catfish in traditional fish markets in Egypt

Photo credit: Marcelin Ngatcham (Cameroon)     Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Fish displayed and sold in Egyptian fish markets are mostly on ice. In the past few years, there is a tendency for the sale of live tilapia from aquaculture especially higher prices has been achieved for live fish. In regard to …

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Tank culture of African catfish in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video shows the feeding of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus when intensively grown in concrete tanks in Egypt. The aggressive feeding of stocked catfish is quite obvious as the floating pellets were picked-up within seconds. Added to that, the …

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Spawning readiness of African catfish females – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video shows a typical process carried out to checking process of the females of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This selection process is carried out towards successful spawning whether natural or artificial spawning. Two specimens have been checked …

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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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Catch of African catfish from the Naute Dam in Namibia

Photo credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the catch of African catfish (commonly known in Namibia as sharp-toothed catfish), Clarias gariepinus. The shown specimens were caught from the Naute Dam. The Naute Dam which is the third largest dam in Namibia was built …

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Saving and not killing the African catfish males through the ablation of testes

Photos’ credit: Mouhamed Hosni Kouotou (Cameroon) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website/FB page) Because the testes of the males of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) are situated in the dorsal part of the abdominal cavity, and because of the anatomy of the species and the presence of the seminal vesicle and internal organs …

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Small-scale aquaculture in Malawi

Photo credit: Spriano Mpango and Thokozire Gwaza (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the digging of a small fish pond by a group of women in Malawi. In fact, there have been several programs in Malawi which are supported by the government as well as by NGOs …

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Production of African catfish fingerlings at Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre (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 was taken in Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre which is a governmental center located in Tabora Region at Lgunga District. The picture shows the harvesting of African …

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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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Reducing Cannibalism among African catfish fry by grading- Video

  Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       Cannibalism is a common phenomenon which starts early in the life of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and usually causes significant losses. The phenomenon of cannibalism is encouraged by some environmental factors such as insufficient food, …

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