Tag Archive: Kenya

Sep 19 2012

Mariculture development in Gazi Bay, Kenya

Credit: Caroline Wanjiru (Kenya) This document addresses the development of mariculture Gazi Bay, Kenya. The description of the project location is addressed as well as the rationality of the project from social and ecological dimensions. The photos describe the various phases of the project starting by the site selection and ending by the completion of fish …

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Jun 05 2012

Reproduction of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Kenya (Egg stripping and fertilization)

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) Striping eggs from a gravid female: The  stripping of the female is done under experienced hands of the hatchery  personnel at the Kibaru trout hatchery on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Kenya. Egg fertilization: The second photo shows the  mixing of the sperm from a male brooder with the previously stripped eggs. Rainbow …

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Jun 05 2012

Reproduction of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Kenya (inspecting a broodfish)

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) The Ministry of Fisheries Development’s Fisheries Secretary, Prof Charles Ngugi inspects a brooder  of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) at the Kibaru Hatchery, Kiganjo on the slopes of Kenya’s highest Mountain (Mt. Kenya) Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will …

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Mar 03 2012

Lungfish, (Protopterus aethiopicus) in Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) The photo shows the weighing of a lungfish (Protopterus aethiopicus) at a fish banda in Ogal beach, Kisumu West District, Kenya. (A banda is an enclosure at a beach where fish landed from the fishing grounds of are handled and weighed  in hygienic manner before  sale).  Attempts have been made on …

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Mar 01 2012

An artisanal fisherman with his catch at Matoso beach in Migori District, Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) This photo shows an artisanal fisherman on his sesse canoe with his catch of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The water body shown in the photo is Lake Victoria, the source of the White Nile. In addition to Nile tilapia which is the dominant Tilapine species landed from this water body, there …

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Oct 18 2011

Development of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) hatchery in the Nyanza province, Kenya

This project has been developed by a team of trainees who participated during 2007 in the Warm Water Fish Production training course. This course is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The project addresses the establishment of a hatchery for African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in the …

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