Tag Archive: aquaculture

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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Jan 03 2017

Culture of African arowana (Heterotis niloticus) in Burkina Faso

  Photo credit: Yaya Drabo (Burkina Faso) Review: Yaya Drabo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photos show the fish harvest of a one-hectar pond in a private fish farm located in “Di” village, Province Sourou, Burkina Faso. The women shown in the photos are storekeepers who …

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Dec 27 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in Algeria

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo shows an offshore cage farm located in Boumerdès Province, Algeria which is located on the Mediterranean Sea at the east of the capita Algeria. Cage culture for marine fish such as gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) …

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Nov 29 2016

Development of tilapia aquaculture in Malaysia

  Photos’ credit: Farahiyah ilyana Jamaludin (Malaysia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows the culture of red tilapia in cement tanks in Terengganu, Malaysia. Red tilapia hybrid was introduced in 1980s and since then there has been a steadily increase in the contribution of tilapias to freshwater aquaculture …

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Nov 25 2016

Harvesting fish in a polyculture system in the Misiones Province (Argentine)- Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)     The video which shows the fish harvest from a polyculture system was filmed in a fish farm located in Campo Viera, Misiones province (Northeast of Argentine). Fish species cultured in this particular farm includes carps, …

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