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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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Enhancing the incoming water to a marine hatchery in Egypt

Photos credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines)–   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The facilities shown in the inserted pictures have been constructed to enhance the water quality for the marine hatchery shown in the background. Suez Canal water is the main incoming water to the hatchery. The concrete canals shown in …

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An open hotel aquarium in Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

I filmed this video over few days during my stay in Sharm El Sheikh last March 2019. Like many of the hotel guests, I saw in this small and open aquarium an attractive point to stop at and watch the fish especially its location is in front of hotel restaurants. In order to provide some …

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Aquatic life in the British Thistlegorm shipwreck in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed is the premise of the British navy shipwreck “Thistlegorm” located on the west coast of the Sinai Peninsula and 40 km from Sharm El Sheikh. This 125-meter steamship was built in 1940 and …

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Small-scale aquaculture training course – Africa (Egypt – EICA, 2018)

  The inserted photos were taken on December 02, during the first technical day of the “Small-scale aquaculture” training course. This 12-day course is organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The course hosts 28 participants from 20 African countries. The photos show Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal, Mrs. Mona and Mrs. Sohair …

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Fish Culture Development (regular training course – 2018 – EICA – Egypt)

Because of travels during October, my contribution to this year course has been delayed to today 11 November as I delivered my first lectures. This 10-week Fish Culture Development training course has been annually supported since 1988 by the Egyptian Government as represented in the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). As usual, lectures in …

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Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture – 2018 Updated version

I delivered this lecture in the opening day of the 3-month training course (Fish Culture Development –Africa) on 16 July 2018. The official statistics have been used to develop the lecture. The over-all fish production systems have been addressed followed by the mode of development.  I tried to analyze and highlight the key point related …

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Artificial reproduction of grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Ahmed Shaheen and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in the first constructed governmental marine hatchery located in Alexandria (Egypt). Since the grey mullet cannot reach its full sexual maturation in captivity, the broodstock that are required for the artificial reproduction has …

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Accidental occurrence of Bagrus bayad in a fish pond in Egypt

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Bayad (Bagrus bayad) is an important food fish that enjoys a high consumer preference. Almost all produced bayad is captured from natural waters in Egypt. The species occurs naturally freshwater water bodies such as rivers, lakes, and swamps. The inserted picture was taken in a …

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Oven fish grilling in a fish market in Egypt (Video)

Video ownership and description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     I filmed this video on January 4, 2018, during my visit to a relatively large fish market in Cairo (Zaton market). The facility shown is typical oven similar to the ones which have been used in bread making in rural …

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