Tag Archive: carps

Dec 20 2014

Tourism and aquaculture in Phewa Lake (Nepal)

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) The photo shows some boats in Phewa Lake or Fewa Lake. This freshwater lake is the second largest lake in Nepal. The lake is located in the south of the Pokhara Valley. The lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. Also, the …

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Nov 11 2014

Use “kakabans” in pond spawning of common carp in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) It is quite common fish farmers may adopt natural or semi-natural (or semi-artificial) spawning systems as long as found technically and economically feasible.  The inserted photo presents an example of the pond spawning of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in …

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Jun 11 2014

Chicken houses and piggeries in Bamessig Fish Station (Cameroon)

Credit: Innocent Zambou (Cameroon) The two photos were taken at the Bamessing Fish Station, Cameroon. The main fish species cultured in the station are Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio). One of the photos shows the chicken house which targets to get chicken manure for fish ponds while …

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Apr 16 2014

Stimulating the natural environmental conditions for the spawning of common carp using Dubisch method

The credit of the figure: FAO, the artificial propagation of warm-water finfishes Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The Dubisch method was named after Thomas Dubisch, the fishery inspector who introduced this system which has been used afterwards based on its practically, efficiency, and cost. The Dubisch method includes facilities, fish and management. The key facility …

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Dec 03 2013

Fish stocking in water tanks in Mahaweli system, SriLanka

Credit: Ananda Sugathapala (SriLanka) There are 96 water tanks in Mahaweli system whereas about 1200 fishermen operating in these tanks through fisheries societies. In order to support fishery activity in these tanks, the stocking of fish is performed annually whereas several millions of carps and tilapia fingerlings have been introduced in the tanks since launching …

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Nov 01 2013

Carp species at the Tiacaque piscicola Center (Jocotitlan, Mexico) in Spanish/English

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) Las fotos muestran la captura de carpa plateada en estanque de tipo rústico y la selección de carpas comunes y herbívoras en estanques rústicos en la Centro Piscicola  Tiacaque,  (Jocotitlan, Mexico) ***************** The photos show the earthen ponds in which silver carp, common carp and grass carp are maintained at the …

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Sep 28 2013

Rice-fish culture in Madagascar (development and outlook)

Photo credit: BE Jean Jacques Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The integration between rice and fish is an old practice in Madagascar that goes back to around 1900. The practice began with several fish species which are namely common carp (Cyprinus carpio), goldfish (Carassius auratus), and black diamond cichlid (Paratilapia pollen). Recently, tilapia is being …

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Sep 22 2013

Comparison of experimentally elaborated food from regionally available products with commercial foods of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Mexican highlands

Credit: Juan Suárez Sánchez (Mexico) Rosario Rivera Meneses, Juan Suárez Sánchez, Luz del Carmen Pérez González, Johannes C. Van der Wal, Hipólito Muñoz Nava and Salvador Morales Moreno, 2013. Comparison of experimentally elaborated food from regionally available products with commercial foods of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Mexican highlands.    

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Sep 11 2013

Culture and marketing of baby fish for food – a booming initiative in Indonesia

Credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia) The photo shows neatly packed small common carp, Cyprinus carpio. The marketing of baby carps has boomed in Indonesia for variety of reasons. The size shown in the photo is attained after 30-45 days from fry size. The demand on this small size fish is high in restaurants especially in west …

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Sep 04 2013

Sampling the fingerlings of silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix in Egypt (Video)

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi)         Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows the sampling of silver carp fingerlings. Even though, silver carp was introduced to Egypt from Asia decades ago, its marketability, and so the consumer preference remained low due to the intramuscular bones. However, the food habits of the …

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