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Culture of red tilapia in Pakistan

Credit: Mukhtiar Ahmed (Pakistan) The culture of red tilapia in Pakistan started with the import of 500 fry with an average weight of 2.5 g from Thailand in March 2011 by Livestock & Fisheries Department, Government of Sindh. After the further nursing and grow-out of imported tilapia, the spawning has been carried out in breeding hapas …

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Feeding of tilapia fry using a long handled feeder (Egypt) – Video

This video shows the feeding of tilapia fry in a hapa fixed in an earthen pond in Egypt). The long handled feeder helps to carry out feeding from a distance and to spread the powdered feed over the surface of the nursing hapa.

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Checking the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in hapa system in Egypt (Video)

This video shows how the 2-person crew check the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in open hatchery system using hapas in earthen ponds. The crew are working at both sides of the spawning hapa. The gradually crowd tilapia broodstock to facilitate their handling. The intervals between checking depend on water temperature and target product whether fry …

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Open system for tilapia spawning using hapas in Egypt

The photo shows an open-system for tilapia hatchery in Egypt. This type of hatcheries is based on hapas placed in earthen ponds. The advantage of such system is mainly economical as well as the ability to nurse fry in nursing hapas in this open system. However, because the spawning in this system takes place during …

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