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Construction of a small fish pond in Madagascar

Photo credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the construction of a small fish pond in Madagascar. Typically, such small-size ponds do not justify the use of machinery. Added to that, the farmer usually does not have the cash …

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Bamboo fish graders in China

Photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines)  Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken in an aquaculture facility in China and shows several sizes of bamboo graders. The use of bamboos in aquaculture goes back to about a century when bamboo cages were used in Indonesia. In countries …

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Fish hatchery management (2019 updated lecture)

This lecture on the management of fish hatcheries was delivered in Fish Culture Development training course during August 2019. The lecture starts with general information related to the various modes of reproduction among aquatic animals of finfish, shell fish, mollusks and others including substrate spawners, mouth brooders till giving birth. The levels of parental care …

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Natural spawning of tilapia in Madagascar using a simple practice

Photo credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As shown in the attached picture, the spawning tilapia pond is separated by a net with appropriate mesh size that retains the broodstock in a part of the pond while allows the produced fry and …

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Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture (2019 updated version)

This lecture was delivered in aquaculture development training course hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This updated lecture presents not only statistics of 2017 but emerging practices such as biosecurity system as well as specific issues has been highlighted in this lecture such as the problems facing the shrimp aquaculture. The contribution …

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Biofloc technology in red tilapia culture in Colombia (Video)

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Description:  Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in a red tilapia farm which uses biofloc technology. The farm is located in Zulia Notre de Santander (Colombia). The farm receives its water from a rain water reservoir. The management …

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Spawning of imported whiteleg shrimp in a biosecure facility in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt). Description: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, being the newest introduced shrimp species in Egypt is considered a promising candidate towards the development of shrimp aquaculture in the country based on its high productive traits. In order to minimize the …

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Introducing solar energy in Egyptian aquaculture

Photos’ credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a shrimp farm located in Port Said area (Egypt). The use of solar energy in aquaculture in Egypt has been always considered especially when considering the increasing cost of fuel as well as the maintenance …

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Use of red wiggler worms in aquaponics in Egypt (Video)

Red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) are known by its vermicomposting efficiency for organic wastes. Through such action, the red wiggler has been recommended for aquaponics not only because of its vermicomposting efficiency but also because of its low cost as well as its growing easiness whether on the aquaponics project itself or acquired from specialized farms. …

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Integrated poultry-tilapia in Togo

Photos credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website).  The inserted pictures are taken in fish farms in Togo. As typically practiced, the inserted pictures show the integration between tilapia cultured in earthen ponds and poultry grown in chicken house. The fallen manure as well as the uneaten chicken feed enrich the natural food underneath in …

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