Tag Archive: Mexico

Sep 22 2014

Promoting small-scale aquaculture in Mexico – Case study

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Contributor: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The promotion of small-scale aquaculture in Mexico adopted several approaches during 1990s including but not limited to offering low-cost loan programs to social groups. Moreover, the governmental hatcheries which have been affiliated to the Mexican Ministry of Fisheries (SEPESCA); latter (SEMARNAP) supplied …

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Sep 18 2014

Intensive tank culture of tilapia in Mexico

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The picture shows an intensive tilapia farm in which round tanks are used. This farm is located outside of Abasolo, Tamaulipas. This farm uses a gravity-fed water supply from the Vicente Guerrero irrigation canal. The tanks are drained through a center standpipe and supplemental aeration is provided using oxygen injection. The …

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Aug 08 2014

Growing tilapia in raceways originally designed for catfish in Mexico

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) It should be noted that the series of raceways shown in this photo were original designed for catfish studies but later and for economic reasons, the operations were stocked with tilapia. The following descriptions were developed by the author and found in the reference below. The first facility is located near …

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Nov 01 2013

Carp species at the Tiacaque piscicola Center (Jocotitlan, Mexico) in Spanish/English

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) Las fotos muestran la captura de carpa plateada en estanque de tipo rústico y la selección de carpas comunes y herbívoras en estanques rústicos en la Centro Piscicola  Tiacaque,  (Jocotitlan, Mexico) ***************** The photos show the earthen ponds in which silver carp, common carp and grass carp are maintained at the …

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Sep 22 2013

Comparison of experimentally elaborated food from regionally available products with commercial foods of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Mexican highlands

Credit: Juan Suárez Sánchez (Mexico) Rosario Rivera Meneses, Juan Suárez Sánchez, Luz del Carmen Pérez González, Johannes C. Van der Wal, Hipólito Muñoz Nava and Salvador Morales Moreno, 2013. Comparison of experimentally elaborated food from regionally available products with commercial foods of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Mexican highlands. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Commercial-foods-of-common-carp-Cyprinus-carpio-in-the-Mexican-highlands.pdf”]    

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Jul 22 2013

Hatchery produced seeds of common carp and grass carp in Mexico

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) This photo shows the transportation of fingerlings of common carp, Cyprinus carpio and grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella from a hatchery to a grow-out fish farm in Mexico.

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May 27 2013

Mealworms, Tenebrio molitor (biology – current uses – potential use in aquaculture)

Photo credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico)                                          Description and review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: Mealworms are the worm-like larval form of a very dark brown beetle, Tenebrio molitor, a species which belongs to the genus Tenebrio and the family …

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May 26 2013

Utilization of earthworms in fish feeding

Photo credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Introduction: The lumbricids which are commonly known as earthworms belong to the family Lumbricidae which hosts very many species that are naturalized around the world. Because earthworms could be used as fishing bait, it is also called “angleworm”, also, “night crawler” is …

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Dec 16 2012

Chinese style incubators for the production of Chinese carp and common carp fingerlings (in Spanish)

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) La foto muestra el sistema chino de circulación incubadoras usadas para la producción de carpa herbívora (Ctenopharyngodon idella) alevines y también la carpa común (Cyprinus carpio). Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish …

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Nov 02 2012

Potential culture of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mexico (in Spanish)

Credit: Jorge Valdiviezo (Mexico) Una especie de gran potencial en México es e bagre de canal Ictalurus punctatus, la cual se cultiva para consumo humano y para repoblar algunos embalses. Se produce en sistemas intensivos y semi-intensivos por medio de jaulas flotantes, estanques de concreto, tanques circulares y canales de corriente rápida o raceways. Su producción …

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