Tag Archive: Ctenopharyngodon idella

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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Sep 16 2016

Cage culture of grass carp in China

Photo credit: Jean-Marie Manirambona (Burundi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Intensive culture of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in China is practiced in several types including cages in open waters as shown in the inserted picture (governmental facility). Grass carp could be the only species stocked or the major species …

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Jan 06 2016

Introduction and utilization of Grass carp in Argentina

Photo credit: Herman Hennig Hernando (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) was first introduced in 1970s from Japan at the Chascomús and El Burro lakes in Buenos Aires province to control the growth of dense of aquatic plants in waterways and lentic …

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Aug 27 2013

Sampling of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) fingerlings in Egypt (Video)

Credit: Warm water Fish Production training course (2012) This video shows the sampling of grass carp fingerlings in the Barrage (Kanater) Station, Egypt. This is a part of the whole program on the biological control of aquatic plants in River Nile and canals using grass carp. The Channel Maintenance Research Institute (CMRI) is in charge …

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Aug 25 2013

Biological control of aquatic plants in River Nile using grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella in Egypt

The spread of nuisance aquatic plants (e.g. water hyacinth) has always caused serious problems (e.g. water loss and navigation) in River Nile and canals. Various control methods have been adopted to control water hyacinth in River Nile including mechanical (dredging) and chemical (herbicides) methods. Since 1990, the use of herbicides in the control of aquatic …

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Jul 22 2013

Hatchery produced seeds of common carp and grass carp in Mexico

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) This photo shows the transportation of fingerlings of common carp, Cyprinus carpio and grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella from a hatchery to a grow-out fish farm in Mexico.

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Dec 16 2012

Chinese style incubators for the production of Chinese carp and common carp fingerlings (in Spanish)

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) La foto muestra el sistema chino de circulación incubadoras usadas para la producción de carpa herbívora (Ctenopharyngodon idella) alevines y también la carpa común (Cyprinus carpio). 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 …

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Jun 03 2012

Harvesting and sexing of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) broodstock (Egypt) – Video

This video presents the harvesting and sexing grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) broodstock prior to the artificial spawning of grass carp. Since mid 1990s, the use of herbicides in the River Nile and irrigation canals has been banned in Egypt. Instead, grass carp has been used as the biological control agent for aquatic plants. This video …

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