Tag Archive: Brazil

Aug 15 2017

Grass carp in Brazil (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) According to published reports, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) was first introduced into Brazil by the government in 1968 from Hungary. Afterward, the species was introduced in 1979 along with other Chinese carps by CEPTA/IBAMA (Research and Training Center in Aquaculture), …

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Jun 29 2015

African catfish in Brazil – 33-min Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) African catfish, Clarias gariepinus was introduced from Africa to Brazil for aquaculture in 1986. However, the meat of catfish was not accepted well among consumers and hence the farming of the species is limited …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12752

Dec 19 2014

Bullfrog processing in Brazil – 15-min Video

Video provided by: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   The video was filmed in a processing plant in which frogs are being processed. Although the verbal description is in Portuguese (or Spanish), the phases of frog processing are clear starting from stunting the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12178

Dec 19 2014

Reproduction and grow-out of bullfrogs in Brazil – 31 min Video

Video provided by: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video has been filmed in a frog culture facility in Brazil. The video covers all phases of frog culture starting with some key biological information such as temperature tolerance (15-30 centigrade) and ideal temperature 26-28 centigrade. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12175

Nov 06 2014

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Brazil (Introduction and ecological impacts)- Video

Video credit:Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) African catfish, Clarias gariepinuswas introduced from Africa to Brazil for aquaculture in 1986. However, the meat of catfish was not accepted well among consumers and hence the farming of the species is limited and its commercial farming …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12036

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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Aug 07 2014

Cage culture of red tilapia in Brazil

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The photos have been taken in the aquaculture component of this multi-discipline farm which is located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, County of Paraíba do Sul, District of Werneck. The farm consists of 100 floating cages located in running water dams controlled by biological filters and aerators for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11479

May 01 2014

Hatchery facility for the migratory fish species (Itutinga, MG, Brazil)

Credit: Ever Edrey Hernandez (Colombia) The hatchery facilities shown in the photos are located in the Fish Culture Station Hydroelectric Itutinga, Itutinga, MG, Brazil. The spawning activities of the hatchery focus on migratory species including curimba, curimatâ, (Prochilodus lineatus), Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus), piracanjuba (Brycon orbignyanus), dourado (Salminus brasiliensis), and pirapitinga (Brycon nattereri). The reproduced species …

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May 01 2014

Cage farming of several fish species in Fumas Reservoir, Brazil

Credit: Ever Edrey Hernandez (Colombia) The photos on cage farming are taken in Fumas reservoir, Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The altitude of this site is 775 meters whereas the temperature ranges between 18°C and 26°C. The cages shown in the photos are rectangular with a volume of 18 m3 each. Cultured fish species include …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10754

Mar 14 2014

Development of frog culture in Brazil

  Photo credit: Ever Edrey Hernández Cuadrado – (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal By the late 1930s, bullfrogs had been introduced from the United States into Brazil where the first frog farm outside the United States was established. The real development in the culture of frogs began in the mid-1970s and continued through 1980s, which was …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10524

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