Tag Archive: aquaculture

Oct 17 2017

Collection and distribution of captured mullet fry in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Egypt continues to be the world leader in mullet aquaculture, producing over 157,000 tons in 2015 whereas the culture of mullet relies solely on the collection of wild seed. The collection of wild fry in Egypt in designated sites …

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Oct 11 2017

Development of marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip (Palestine)

Photo credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) Review: Masoud Keshta and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip began to exist in 2008 whereas 8 tons of fish were produced from two farms. Afterwards, steadily developments along with increased production reaching about 700 tons of gilthead seabream and …

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Oct 05 2017

Fish Culture Development (regular training course – 2017 – EICA – Egypt)

I delivered my first lecture today morning in Fish Culture Development (regular training course). This 10-week course has been annully supported since 1988 by the Egyptian Government as represented in the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). As usual, lectures in the course are delivered in English while simultaneous interpretation into French and Spanish takes place. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14153

Sep 20 2017

Pond culture of tilapia in Boyaca, Colombia

Photos credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the tilapia feeding in an earthen pond located in Boyaca, Colombia. Tilapias are cultured using different methods such as cages, intensive culture and mainly earthen ponds such as the ponds shown in the picture. …

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Aug 15 2017

Sole culture in shrimp ponds in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The farm is located near Port-Said whereas this Exploratory testing of the culture of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) in the ponds of the brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus). This is the first time to practice such polyculture system in …

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Apr 23 2017

Use of rice straw bales in the very last fish harvest in earthen ponds in Egypt

  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The pictures show how pond workers prepare bales of rice straw to harvest whatever remained in the catch ditch. This is the very last practice in pond harvesting before exposing the pond bottom to sun-drying. Not much fish is expected to recover through pushing the …

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Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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Apr 22 2017

Behind the pictures: Barefoot in a fish pond (Egypt – 1980)

      Back to an earlier post in which I thanked Mr. Perdo Padlan, my first teacher in aquaculture. The inserted pictures were taken during the first 6-month training course led by Mr. Padlan, managed by myself and conducted on Zawya fish farm, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt. The black and white pictures show how …

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Mar 30 2017

Aquaculture is changing lives in Bangladesh – Video

Video ownership: World Fish Center       The USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project aims to improve household income and nutrition and create employment opportunities through investments in aquaculture, including fish production. The project is providing training and supporting rural household farmers including poor men and women, hatchery and nursery owners and …

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Jan 07 2017

Produccion y comercializacion de tilapia Roja en Marino (Colombia)- Production of red tilapia in Colombia- in Spanish

  This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the “Fish Culture Development– training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This particular project addresses the commercial production of red tilapia in Colombia. Tilapia consumption and trade in Colombia has been …

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