Tag Archive: growth rate

Apr 01 2014

Culture of Indian white shrimp in Egypt: Nursing of post larvae (2 out of 6)- in Arabic

Credit: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO) – Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal عادة ما يكون الطور اليرقى 15 هو الذى يتم شراؤه من مفرخات الجمبرى حيث يتم تحضينها فى حضانات المزارع لفترة حوالى شهر قبل تخزين اليوافع بأحواض التربية وذلك كما هو الحال فى المزرعة التى تمثلها الصور الحالية والتى تكون فيها الحضانات …

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Mar 16 2014

Culture of Indian white shrimp in Egypt: Nursing of post larvae (2 out of 6)

Credit: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO), Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The post larvae (PL) of the Indian white prawn (Penaeus indicus) upon purchasing from shrimp hatcheries are typically PL-15. Shrimp farms which have nursing facilities such as this farm receive the PL-15 shrimp for nursing in such polyethylene lined facility as shown …

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Dec 01 2013

Piloting of raft system in the culture of green mussel in Pakistan

Credit: Mukhtiar Ahmed (Pakistan) The outcomes of the pilot project on the raft culture of the green mussel (Perna viridi) indicated the possibility of the culture of green mussels using rafts. During the piloting, a satisfactory growth rate has been attained reach a length of about 11-12 cm with weight of about 40-45 g after a …

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Sep 29 2013

Cage culture of grouper (Epinephelus sp.) in Thailand (Development and challenges)

Credit for the cage photo: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Credit for the species photo: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) Review: Samarat, Worawut and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The culture of grouper in floating net cages is primarily undertaken in in the southern and eastern provinces of Thailand. The main species of cultured groupers are Epinephelus coioides and Epinephelus …

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Sep 28 2013

Arapaima (Arapaima gigas) as a promising species for Colombian aquaculture

Photo credit: Jaime Uribe and Lury Garcia (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The possible contribution of “arapaima” (Arapaima gigas) is based on its successful farming in some countries especially in Brazil. The farming of arapaima is done as a part of the conservation of the species or for commercial operations. The potential development of …

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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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May 23 2013

Intensive monoculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula (A video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                      Ownership and source: Kentucky State University (USA) Intensive monoculture is the least sustainable production method available for paddlefish production because this method is highly dependent on the use of pelleted feed, mechanical aeration and chemicals.  However, the largest segment of United States aquaculture is the production of channel catfish (212,000 metric …

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Nov 21 2012

Farming of meagre “Argyrosomus regius” in Egypt – Video

Credit for the video/information: Sherif Sadek                                            Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The video shows some of pond management of “Meagre” (Argyrosomus regius), in Egypt especially feeding and harvesting. There is a growing interest in …

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May 27 2012

Banded jewelfish (Hemichromis fasciatus) in aquaculture in Gabon (in French)

Credit: Charles Ibinga Maganga (Gabon) Hemichromis fasciatus, élevé au Gabon comme prédateur en étang d’élevage monosexe du Tilapia nilotica (les mises en charge se font en raison de 10% du nombre total de tilapia mis en charge). En effet, en élevage associe avec l’Oreochromis niloticus, il assure par sa prédation une régulation de la population …

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Nov 03 2011

Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) in Egypt

The fry of this species are collected from the Mediterranean Sea. In regard to growth rate, flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) is showing highest growth rate among mullet species. Because of early collection of its fry in Egypt (September – December), it attains its market size with an average of 300-400 g in a single …

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