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Tag: African catfish

Polyculture of tilapia and catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed during the sampling of farmed fish in an earthen pond in Sudan. The species shown in the sample reflects the production basket of fish farming in Sudan. According to FAO statistics, 9000 tons have been …

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Culture of African catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The sources of animal protein in Sudan are largely dominated by red meat.  In regard to fish and according to the latest FAO statistics, the per capita fish consumption from fish falls below 1.5 kg/year. However, there is a growing …

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African catfish farming in Tanzania (Video)

This video was filmed during my visit along with Tanzanian colleagues to a fish farm located in Kibisho. The visit took place during September 2018. The present video shows a farm component related to the culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) whereas catfish broodstock are maintained in outdoor concrete tanks. There are hatcheries for tilapia …

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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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A quick tour in Mwarda fish market in Umdorman Sudan (Video)

This video was filmed in Mwarda fish market which is located in Umdorman. All fish displayed is freshwater fish with tilapia is the most preferred and traded species in the market. There are quite a few species other than tilapia including African catfish, Nile perch, and others. The market has a designated part for simple …

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