Tag Archive: Italy

Aug 15 2015

Sea Turtle Rescue program in Italy

Photo credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Patricia Martin Cabrera and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture was taken in the Lampedusa Turtle Rescue Center, Italy upon the release of a recovered turtle into the sea. The center cares for and rehabilitates injured turtles as well as those caught …

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Feb 25 2015

Oil trapping and swim bladder inflation of marine fish

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken in a marine hatchery in Italy in which gilthead seabream and European seabass are reproduced. The simple devices shown on the water surface of the tank are skimmers which trap oil originating from rotifers being fed an enrichment diet. …

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Sep 17 2014

Feeding caged bluefin tuna with small fishes – a debatable issue (Video)

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Typically, the fattening of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is done in sea cages. The tuna is caught by purse seiners in the Mediterranean and the ones that are targeted for fattening are taken to cages in …

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Jul 14 2014

Harvest of bluefin tuna from fattening cages in Italy – Video

Permission to use the video by: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel and the website) The relatively large size of the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) upon harvesting from fattening facilities in addition to its high market value implies that proper harvesting methods should be in place in order to produce …

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Nov 20 2013

Cesenatico Port Canal (Italy)

Note: This photo dates back to 2002. The origin of Cesenatico which lies on the east coast of Italy dates back to 1302, when the harbor was dug and the fortress was built in order to defend it. In 1502, Leonardo da Vinci designed the Canal Harbor. During the XIX century, fishing became the main …

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Sep 18 2013

Historic information on the processing of eels in Comacchio, Italy

Source of the photo: Les merveilles de la science – Chapter Pisciculture, by: Louis Figuier. Publisher: Furne, Jouvet et Cie.  Year : 1869 Caption of the photo (in French): Manufacture pour la preparation et la salaison des poissons de la lagune de comacchio Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The figure shows a room in a factory where the Comacchio …

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Nov 12 2011

Overwintering facility for gilthead seabream and European seabass (Italy)

Gilthead seabream (Sparus auratus) and European seabass (Dicentrachus labrachus) although can relatively tolerate low temperature, but cannot survive severe cold which could be encountered in Europe during winter and hence overwintering facilities may be required. The photo shows a high curtain surrounding the earthen pond where fish are overwintered. The curtains can be managed (folded or …

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