Tag Archive: Catfish

Apr 08 2014

Constructing a simple net grader for tilapia or catfish fry in Benin

Photo credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The two photos show a simple 2-unit fish grader made of a metal frame and netting materials which are locally available in Benin. As expected, the inner unit which is smaller and shallower should be made of larger-mesh net to enable larger size fry to …

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May 17 2013

Smoked catfishes in Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show smoked fish produced by artisanal fishery in Togo. The key smoked fish are catfishes of the species Clarias sp., and Synodontis sp. Smoked fish is popular in the fish market in Togo whereas its market price is higher than fresh fish. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Nov 06 2012

Small-scale aquaculture and rural development in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The small-scale aquaculture in rural areas has followed the Sufficiency of Economic Philosophy of His Majesty The King Bhumibol. Small fish ponds were constructed in the backyards whereas tilapia or catfish are cultured in integration systems with plant crops. The production out of these farming units goes first to family consumption while …

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Oct 22 2012

Gilded catfish, Zungaro zungaro in Bolivia

Photo credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia)        Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This catfish species has several common names such as giant Jelly Catfish, Gilded Catfish and Manguruyú (the last one is the Spanish name especially in Argentinian). This species is native to the Amazon and Orinoco River basins in South America. This catfish is mainly …

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Mar 11 2012

Harvest of catfish (Pangasius) in India (Video)

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India)       Catfish (Pangasius) has been introduced a few years back as an alternative species in the brackish water shrimp ponds due to its survival and fast growing nature in the hard pond environmental conditions. Fry level seed has been brought from Bangladesh and successfully …

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Nov 28 2011

Harvesting catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) in Giang Province, Vietnam

Credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) Harvesting catfish, Pangasius hypophthalmus in Giang province, Vietnam Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. This is expected and will be appreciated.

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