Tag Archive: Ecuador

Jun 30 2016

Culture of red tilapia in the canton Pedro Vicente Maldonado (Ecuador)

Photo credit: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire (Ecuador) Review: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The overall features of the canton Pedro Vicente Maldonado (600 m above sea level) area are encouraging to the development of agriculture, aquaculture as well as attracting to tourism. Like many parts of Ecuador, …

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Jan 26 2016

Pond culture of rainbow trout in Ecuador

Photo credit: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire (Ecuador) Review: Diego Mauricio Carrillo Freire and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The introduction of trout (Oncorhynchusmykiss) into Ecuador took place in 1940s for sport fishing and then after used in aquaculture. According to FAO statistics, trout production from aquaculture amounted 3,200 …

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Sep 14 2014

Intensive shrimp culture under greenhouses in Ecuador

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In the late 1990s, shrimp production in Ecuador was severely affected by the White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that caused a drastic decrease in shrimp production and so in the value of exported shrimp. The significant contribution of shrimp exports to …

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