Tag Archive: meagre

Aug 12 2014

Cage culture of meagre in Spain – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) The farming of meagre, Argyrosomus regius in Spain started in 2004 peaking in 2010 whereas its production amounted 3250 tons before declining in 2011 and further declining in 2012 whereas the meagre production amounted 1640 tons. Although meagre …

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Jun 05 2014

Use of air injectors in a marine fish farm in Egypt – Video

This video was filmed in a large marine fish farm in Egypt. during May 2014. The key species in the farm are gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and meagre (Argyrosomus regius). The relationship between the capacity of the air injector and fish biomass has been established by the farm as a 3-hp …

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Sep 02 2013

Culture of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) in Egypt

Credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Meagre (meager) proved to be a new candidate in Egyptian aquaculture. The preliminary efforts to adapt Meagre to aquaculture were done by the private sector, starting in 1996 in Damietta Governorate. Ongoing meagre farming operations rely on trash fish and small shrimp as the only feeding source whereas a harvest of …

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Sep 02 2013

Collection of wild fry and fingerlings of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) in Egypt

Credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) The existing farming of meagre or (meager) in Egypt relies on wild caught fry and fingerlings.  The collection is carried out by the Mediterranean coast and takes place from April till early June. The estimated number of collected meagre fry and fingerlings goes from 2 to 5 million/year.  The preferred habitats …

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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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