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Tag: cage aquaculture

Jan 16 2016

Cage aquaculture of tilapia in Zambia

Photos’ credit: Alick Grunnie Mbewe (Zambia) Review: Alick Grunnie Mbewe  and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photos show Cage fish farming in Lumwana Dam in Solwezi District. This consists of 12 cages measuring 12 m X8 m X2 m deep. The promotion of tilapia cage aquaculture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13108

Feb 18 2015

Cage aquaculture and job creation in the Asuogyaman District, Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)       Most of the cage aquaculture in Ghana is practiced in Lake Volta in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region. As cage aquaculture continues to boom in this district, more and more people get employment in diverse fields. The insert shows the sowing of cage nets which is done …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12419

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

Jun 23 2014

Development of cage fish farming in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Cages are the fastest developing and most widely used aquaculture facility in Ghana; with its emergence coming along with different technologies and materials. The picture shows cages under construction. The sizes are 6m×6m×6m. These are mostly constructed by the farmers themselves or cage construction teams. Usually used materials include galvanized pipes, plastic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11047

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

Nov 01 2012

Promotion of cage aquaculture in Lake Burera (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana and Gilbert Bugimgo (Rwanda) Most of the lakes and other waters bodies (dams) in Rwanda were found to have moderate to high potential for cage culture. This photo shows the development of cage aquaculture in Lake Burera whereas Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is the principal farmed species. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=6821

Apr 30 2012

Tilapia cages in Rayaan Depressions, Fayoum (Egypt) – Video

This video shows a unit of cages located in Rayaan Depression, Fayoum, Egypt. Demand feeders are commonly used in cages. As we see in the video, demand feeders are covered to avoid feed loss by birds.

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=3450

Jan 28 2012

Uplifting of Bote communities displaced from Kali Gandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Project by Cage-fish culture in Kali Gandaki Reservoir of Nepal

This project proposal has been developed by a group of Fish Culture Development training course participants under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal. The team propsed the establishment of cage aquaculture project for a specific target group of communities who were displaced as a result of establishing a hydro-power project in that region. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=2321

Nov 28 2011

Cage fish culture in Khulekhani reservoirs (Nepal)

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) This cage-fish culture which is family owned was started to assist the people who were displaced by the construction of Khulekhani reservoir for the purpose of hydroelectricity generation. In the initial period of the project, the government of Nepal provided technical assistance as well as financial support to project beneficiaries. The program …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=1633

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