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Freshwater aquaculture of rainbow trout in Denmark

Photo credit:Gurgen Khanamirian (Armenia) Review: Gurgen Khanamirianand Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken in an intensive rainbow trout freshwater farm located in Central Jutland (Denmark). Fish production in this given farm amounts 100-110 kg/m3. The following review provides some background information on the development of trout culture in Denmark. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12525

Jellyfish processing and export in SriLanka

Photo credit:Tim Huntington (UK) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)           This jellyfish resource remains un-utilized for many years until an emerging demand on jellyfish showed up and led to a significant activity in SriLanka within a relatively short time. In order to meet the increasing demand, …

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Use of moderately-saline shrimp discharge in flood irrigating sorghum crop in Arizona

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The integration between aquaculture and agriculture has been successfully practiced especially when the integrating components are compatible assuming the economic viability and the environmental merit of such system. The integration of inland, low-salinity shrimp farming with traditional agriculture in Arizona provided …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11545

Cage culture of silver carp in River Nile in Egypt – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the site and video channel) This video was taken during May, 2014 in Damietta region (Egypt) The culture of silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix in cages in River Nile, Egypt is a 3-year old practice. Tilapia used to be the principal species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11105

Fishing canoes at the Kpong landing site, Manya Krobo (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The photo shows two man-paddle canoes of length 3-5m long at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Dominating some section of the Volta Lake is in the area is massive aquatic weed growth. These have over the past few decades posed a …

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Production of all-male tilapia using Nile tilapia super males in Guatemala – Video

Note: even though this video is educational video, you are advised to obtain a permission from the site/channel management if you are interested in embedding its link onto your site. Video credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Manuel C. Alfaro and Abdel Rahman El Gamal   As been established long time ago, the development of tilapia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10531

Fouling and anti-fouling practices

Fouling is the growth of barnacles, weed, and other water life on the submersed hull of the boat. The colonization of fouling organisms on the boat hull adversely affect the sailing boat or ship in several ways including reducing its speed and durability especially when marine borers colonize wooden boats and dhows. Moreover, fouled ships …

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