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Tag: all-male tilapia

Dec 03 2014

Field day and promoting tilapia culture in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan This is an annual event which is carried out at an aquaculture facility located in Muzaffar, Pakistan. This particular event took place on the 6th of November 2013.  About 100 fish farmers from southern Punjab attended this event. The field day targeted to promote aquaculture and in particular tilapia culture …

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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

Sep 09 2014

Culture of red tilapia in Cages in Brazil

Credit for the photos: Keven Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photos were taken in a commercial cage farm that has 100 floating cages located in running water dams controlled by biological filters and aerators for enhancing the level of dissolved oxygen in the water. All-male red tilapia (Sanpère) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11662

Aug 28 2014

Temporarily crowding of tilapia fingerlings – Video

Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   This video was filmed during July 2014 in a private tilapia hatchery in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt. The fingerlings shown in this video are for all-male Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. What could be drawn from the video …

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Mar 03 2014

Production of all-male fingerlings of Nile tilapia in Benin (treatment tanks)

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photo shows the facilities what are in use during the hormonal treatment of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. One may notice that the relatively small size of tanks which enables the matching with the possible number of treated tilapia fry keeping in mind that the fecundity of Nile tilapia (no. eggs/female) …

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Dec 01 2013

Culture of red tilapia in Mauritius

Credit: Boodhun Ramcharrun (Mauritius) Red tilapia was introduced into Mauritius from Malaysia in 1990. In order to promote tilapia farming in Mauritius, all-male red tilapia fingerlings were initially distributed to fish farmers at no cost.    

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Oct 15 2013

Production of all-male Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) through sex reversal in Guatemala

Credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) The first photo shows people collecting the swim-up fry of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from the spawning tanks. Tilapia broodstock are stocked at the ratio of four females for each male. The collected fry are passed to the sex reversal unit which is shown in the second photo. The sex reversal …

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Aug 07 2013

Rural aquaculture in Kigali, Rwanda

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2007 in the Warm Water Fish Production training course which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Kigali, Rwanda. The project focus on viable …

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Jul 10 2013

Cage farming of red Tilapia, Oreochromis sp. In Poechos Reservoir, Peru

Photos’ ownership: Centro Acuicola Huayllampi  (Peru) Credit: Luis Miguel Ayala Carcamo via Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru) Description: Luis Miguel Ayala Carcamo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The attached photos show the farming of all-male red tilapia, Oreochromis sp. in Poechos Reservoir, Lancones District, Sullana Province, Peru. The reservoir irrigates about 108,000 ha of agricultual lands. It also serves about one million …

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Jul 07 2013

Sex reversal in fishes (rationality – masculinization – feminization – applications)

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