Tag Archive: freshwater prawn

Mar 28 2016

Gher farming (prawn-rice farming) in Bangladesh – Video

  Video ownership: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Gher is a Bangla word used for the physical construction made for traditional growing of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in an impounded environment such as in paddy fields. Gher farming in Bangladesh started as a small venture …

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Sep 16 2014

Vegetable production in a recirculating aquaponic system using Nile tilapia with and without freshwater prawn  

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Note: The information below has been distilled from the reference paper   The photo shows a pilot aquaponic unit installed at, the University of Arizona (Tucson), (USA). The study was conducted and included three species of leafy vegetables that are namely …

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Sep 20 2013

Success story: Backyard hatchery of freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in Thailand

This type of hatcheries looked attractive to particular segment of producers who target profitable and small-scale operations especially when could be operated by family members whenever possible. Backyard hatcheries were able during 1980s to provide the required numbers of post larvae to freshwater prawn farms.  The attached photos were taken during my visit to Thailand …

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Sep 17 2013

Farming practices of freshwater prawn, macrobrachium rosenbergii in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The present practice of freshwater prawn farming is done in cages in the lake. This proved to be a viable technology since the culture period is relatively shorter (160 days) compared to pond culture (180 to 240 days) to achieve a marketable size prawn. Providing shelters to prawn at 1 pc …

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Aug 07 2013

Production and dispersal of quality fingerlings (tilapia, freshwater prawn, ornamental fish) in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The production and dispersal of quality fingerlings is a national program of BFAR. The fingerlings are produced by the national and regional centers. The species are mainly tilapia, freshwater prawn, common carp, freshwater catfish and ornamental fish. The beneficiaries of the dispersal are farmers, researchers, other government agencies, other BFAR …

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Jul 24 2013

Cultura de camarón de agua dulce (Marobrachium rosenbergii) en Panamá (in Spanish)

Credit: Rosa Libia Bellido (Panama) Notas sobre la especie: Introducido de Malasia: Hábitos alimenticios: omnívoros que se alimentan de gusanos, insectos acuáticos y los alimentos concentrados Disfrutando de alta tasa de crecimiento Capacidad de reproducir en instalaciones especiales

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Jul 24 2013

Culture of freshwater prawn (Marobrachium rosenbergii) in Panama

Credit: Rosa Libia Bellido (Panama) Notes on the species: Introduced from Malaysia: Feeding habits: omnivores feeding on worm, aquatic insects, and concentrated food Enjoying high growth rate Ability to reproduce in special facilities    

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Jul 16 2013

Integrated rice-prawn culture in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) In this integrated system, 10% of the area is allocated for the culture of freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii while 90% of the area is used for rice paddies. In this system, prawn ponds are located on the upper part beside the rice area. Water coming out from the prawn pond loaded …

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Nov 19 2012

An aquaponic project in Egypt – (Video)

Clip and information: Ashraf Gouda (Egypt)                                                 Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The attached file shows the construction and management of the project components. This slide show reflects the operation of the …

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Nov 13 2012

Inland fishery and aquaculture in Thailand

Credit: Proyrat Chaowajaroenpong and Ong-art Kumprasert (Thailand) The major inland water bodies available for freshwater fishery development and aquaculture include 66 rivers, 10,233 lakes, 685 reservoirs and man-made lakes. The total water surface of 566,400 ha. Fish catch from inland fishery amounted 230,000 tons in 2008 of the value of 710,000 U$. Thai inland fishery plays …

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