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Aquaculture in Kenya (Status – Challenges – Outlook)

This introductory lecture was delivered in the opening of the “Aquaculture training workshop” which was conducted during the period 24 to 28 September, 2018 and held at Kenya Forestry Research Institute (Nairobi). I tried in this lecture to bring in the information on fishery/aquaculture sector in Kenya but also to highlight other related sectors such …

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Interesting African children; Amina in Tanzania and Peter in Kenya

During our field visits to fish farms, I could lose the chance talking to African children who were in the premise of the farms. I was impressed by the young personality of both children. Amina and her brother in Tanzania asked me about my name and more questions while Peter in Kenya initiated the fist-bump …

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Aquaculture training workshop (24 – 28 September 2018) in Kenya

The inserted group picture was taken in the opening of the “Aquaculture training workshop” which was conducted during the period 24 to 28 September in Nairobi (Kenya). The event took place in the premise of Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI). During the 5-day event, we went through a variety of training tools to ensure an …

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Collecting Nile tilapia broodstock from Lake Victoria (Kenya)

Photo credit: Gideon Gicheru (Kenya) Review: Gideon Gicheru and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to FAO statistics, the contribution of tilapia in total aquaculture is almost consistent with a very narrow range from 72.8% to 74.7% during the period from 2010 to 2016, whereas in tonnage tilapia aquaculture produced 9115, 166602, …

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Climate change in Kenya

A permission from the report owners has been granted for publishing the report on this site   Climate Change in Kenya    

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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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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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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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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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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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