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Tag: Clarias gariepinus

Use of decapsulated Artemia for direct feeding to African catfish in Kenya – Video

This video was filmed in a Kenyan fish farm where different aquaculture activities on several species are taking place including tilapia, catfish, and ornamental fish. This video shows the feeding during the larval nursing of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. As shown, the food provided is decapsulated artemia cysts. The nutritional value of the decapsulated artemia …

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Saving and not killing the African catfish males through the ablation of testes

Photos’ credit: Mouhamed Hosni Kouotou (Cameroon) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website/FB page) Because the testes of the males of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) are situated in the dorsal part of the abdominal cavity, and because of the anatomy of the species and the presence of the seminal vesicle and internal organs …

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Small-scale aquaculture in Malawi

Photo credit: Spriano Mpango and Thokozire Gwaza (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the digging of a small fish pond by a group of women in Malawi. In fact, there have been several programs in Malawi which are supported by the government as well as by NGOs …

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Production of African catfish fingerlings at Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken in Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre which is a governmental center located in Tabora Region at Lgunga District. The picture shows the harvesting of African …

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Reducing Cannibalism among African catfish fry by grading- Video

  Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       Cannibalism is a common phenomenon which starts early in the life of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and usually causes significant losses. The phenomenon of cannibalism is encouraged by some environmental factors such as insufficient food, …

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Culture of Nile tilapia and African catfish in the province of Ouargla (Algeria)

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture belongs to a fish farm located in Ouargla Province in the southeast of Algeria where the culture of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) takes place. Nile tilapia stocks were …

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Intensive tank culture of African catfish in Cameroon – Video

Video credit: Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani (Cameroon) Review:  Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video shows a type of intensive culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in concrete tanks in Cameroon. In this governmental facility, the catfish fingerlings have been produced in a modern hatchery located …

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Smoking of African catfish in Malawi

Photos’ credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi) Review: Medicine Alexander Dazilone and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos show the smoking process of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Makawa in Mangochi district. Fish smoking is a common processing method especially for large size fish. However, smaller …

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African catfish from the farm to Ebolowa fish market – Cameroon

Photo credit: Francis Juliot Mougang (Cameroon) Review: Francis Juliot Mougang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Aquaculture sector in Cameroon is predominantly comprised of small-scale producers locating in most cases in the rural areas. The inserted picture shows the harvest of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) produced in a fish …

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Aggressive feeding outside water by catfish – Video

Video credit: Hai DO Xuan (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Source: www.fishconsult.org       This short video which was filmed in Vietnam shows how African catfish are temporarily leaving pond water trying aggressively to capture feed pellets which could be accidently dropped out of water. One can easily …

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