Tag Archive: grass carp

Dec 23 2017

Use of oval structure in the breeding of river fishes in Uganda

Credit: Godfrey Byaruhanga (Uganda)     In such breeding system, fish gets conditioned to flowing water and follows the direction opposite to the current. During this period, the broodfish starts to breed. Such fish species include Nile perch, Chinese carps (in particular grass carp). The oval construction is composed of water outlets with control valves. …

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Aug 15 2017

Grass carp in Brazil (Video)

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) According to published reports, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) was first introduced into Brazil by the government in 1968 from Hungary. Afterward, the species was introduced in 1979 along with other Chinese carps by CEPTA/IBAMA (Research and Training Center in Aquaculture), …

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Sep 16 2016

Cage culture of grass carp in China

Photo credit: Jean-Marie Manirambona (Burundi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Intensive culture of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in China is practiced in several types including cages in open waters as shown in the inserted picture (governmental facility). Grass carp could be the only species stocked or the major species …

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Jan 06 2016

Introduction and utilization of Grass carp in Argentina

Photo credit: Herman Hennig Hernando (Argentina) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) was first introduced in 1970s from Japan at the Chascomús and El Burro lakes in Buenos Aires province to control the growth of dense of aquatic plants in waterways and lentic …

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Oct 22 2014

Feeding grass carp on paddy in a facility in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The facility in which the photo has been taken is in a fish hatchery whereas grass carp is reproduced. The plant shown in the photo is paddy. The plant is provided once daily for the grass carp of 2-3 kg average size. In this particular pond, grass carp is …

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Jun 23 2014

Spawning tank for the Chinese carps in China

Credit: Khamis killei John (South Sudan) This photo was taken in a Chinese hatchery. The Spawning tank shown in the photo has a circular shape with a depth of 1.5m and diameter of 12 meters. The water inlet in the wall of the tank is on highest on 1.0m while the outlet in the centre …

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Nov 01 2013

Carp species at the Tiacaque piscicola Center (Jocotitlan, Mexico) in Spanish/English

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) Las fotos muestran la captura de carpa plateada en estanque de tipo rústico y la selección de carpas comunes y herbívoras en estanques rústicos en la Centro Piscicola  Tiacaque,  (Jocotitlan, Mexico) ***************** The photos show the earthen ponds in which silver carp, common carp and grass carp are maintained at the …

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Aug 27 2013

Sampling of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) fingerlings in Egypt (Video)

Credit: Warm water Fish Production training course (2012) This video shows the sampling of grass carp fingerlings in the Barrage (Kanater) Station, Egypt. This is a part of the whole program on the biological control of aquatic plants in River Nile and canals using grass carp. The Channel Maintenance Research Institute (CMRI) is in charge …

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Aug 25 2013

Biological control of aquatic plants in River Nile using grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella in Egypt

The spread of nuisance aquatic plants (e.g. water hyacinth) has always caused serious problems (e.g. water loss and navigation) in River Nile and canals. Various control methods have been adopted to control water hyacinth in River Nile including mechanical (dredging) and chemical (herbicides) methods. Since 1990, the use of herbicides in the control of aquatic …

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Aug 13 2013

Freshwater aquaculture in Tunisia

Photo credit: Temporarily unidentified                                                  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though, there are a decent number of freshwater species, only three species are the key farmed species. These species are flathead …

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