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Tilapia zillii – unwanted in fish ponds but highly demanded in markets in Egypt

Photo credit: Suzan Alfred and Mekki Zakaria (Sudan) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a batch of fish ready for the market. The traditional basket has mainly two fish groups; soles and green tilapia (Tilapia zillii). Whether caught from natural resources such as lakes (like the attached …

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Intensive tank culture of tilapia in Egypt (Video)

Video credit: Fares Fares Arab (Egypt) and Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) -Information source: Fares Fares Arab Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in an intensive fish farm located in Ismailia region, Egypt. The greenhouse has a dimension of 54×60 meters and hosts 42 grow-out circular tanks with …

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Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture (2019 updated version)

This lecture was delivered in aquaculture development training course hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This updated lecture presents not only statistics of 2017 but emerging practices such as biosecurity system as well as specific issues has been highlighted in this lecture such as the problems facing the shrimp aquaculture. The contribution …

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Fish culture development training course (Africa) 2019

The inserted photo was taken on July 15, the first technical day of the “Fish Culture Development – Africa” training course for 2019. This 3-month course is annually organized since 2004 and jointly supported by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA” and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The course this year hosts 14 …

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Spawning of imported whiteleg shrimp in a biosecure facility in Egypt

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt). Description: Sherif Sadek and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, being the newest introduced shrimp species in Egypt is considered a promising candidate towards the development of shrimp aquaculture in the country based on its high productive traits. In order to minimize the …

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Introducing solar energy in Egyptian aquaculture

Photos’ credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a shrimp farm located in Port Said area (Egypt). The use of solar energy in aquaculture in Egypt has been always considered especially when considering the increasing cost of fuel as well as the maintenance …

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Indigenous knowledge: Use of green mint and basil for keeping fish freshness in open markets

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Like many people I used to see green plants below fish displays. Frankly speaking, I never paid attention to the type of such plants thinking that it serves as a cushion preventing displayed fish from possible skin abrasion. Only last month (April 2019), I asked several …

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Line fishing with artificial lures in the catch of Narrow barred Spanish mackerel from the Red Sea -Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Hassan Mohamed Hassan (Egypt) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The narrow barred Spanish mackerel known in Egypt as “Darak” is a precious species that enjoys a high market value especially this species has been listed as “Near threatened” according to the IUCN Red list. In this particular …

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The heavily-fished Nile perch today was regarded a sacred fish in old Egypt

Museum photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) –   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) One of the photos was taken in the National Museum (Egypt). The second photo was taken in the landing site (Aswan – Egypt) It may of interest to know that the Nile perch which is currently considered …

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Use of red wiggler worms in aquaponics in Egypt (Video)

Red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) are known by its vermicomposting efficiency for organic wastes. Through such action, the red wiggler has been recommended for aquaponics not only because of its vermicomposting efficiency but also because of its low cost as well as its growing easiness whether on the aquaponics project itself or acquired from specialized farms. …

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