Tag Archive: mullet

Oct 17 2017

Collection and distribution of captured mullet fry in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Egypt continues to be the world leader in mullet aquaculture, producing over 157,000 tons in 2015 whereas the culture of mullet relies solely on the collection of wild seed. The collection of wild fry in Egypt in designated sites …

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Aug 04 2014

Selective harvest of farmed mullet in Egypt

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos were taken in a fish farm in Egypt whereas the management in this farm is similar to many other farms in Egypt. As shown in the photos, the target species is mullet especially flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus). Usually, in such system, Nile …

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Jun 23 2014

Mullet fishery in Lake Bardawil (Egypt)

Credit for two photos: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) The fishery of mullet in Lake Bardawil amounted 1087 tons in 2012 and so is considered –by far- the leading finfish species in lake catch. As shown in one of the photos, five boats are involved in mullet fishery and operated …

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Aug 13 2013

Freshwater aquaculture in Tunisia

Photo credit: Temporarily unidentified                                                  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though, there are a decent number of freshwater species, only three species are the key farmed species. These species are flathead …

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Jun 29 2013

Egyptian aquaculture (historic information – development – practices – productivity)

The significant development of Egyptian aquaculture in the present goes back to 1980s/1990s. Among the major events which took place during the early development was capacity building as represented in a 6-month training course which was conducted on El Zawya fish farm, Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt in 1980. The 21 participants enrolled in this …

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Nov 19 2012

An aquaponic project in Egypt – (Video)

Clip and information: Ashraf Gouda (Egypt)                                                 Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The attached file shows the construction and management of the project components. This slide show reflects the operation of the …

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Nov 04 2011

Mullets in the catch of Bardawil Lagoon (Egypt)

There are several mullet species inhabiting Bardaweel Lagoon (Egypt) that are collectively represent about 20% of the lagoon catch. This photo shows the fishing gears used in mullet fishery in the lagoon. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if …

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Nov 03 2011

Flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) in Egypt

The fry of this species are collected from the Mediterranean Sea. In regard to growth rate, flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) is showing highest growth rate among mullet species. Because of early collection of its fry in Egypt (September – December), it attains its market size with an average of 300-400 g in a single …

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Nov 03 2011

Keeled mullet (Liza carinata) in Egypt

This species is found more in the Red Sea system due to its high tolerance to high salinity. The fry of keeled mullet (Liza carinata) are collected from collecting stations in Ismaelia and Suez. Even though the growth rate of keeled mullet is not high especially when compared to key mullet species, there is a …

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Nov 03 2011

Collection of mullet fry in Egypt

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Mullet farming still depends on naturally collected fry whereas the artificial reproduction of mullet is carried out at experimental levels in Egypt. There are several stations where mullet fry are collected. Key mullet species are flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), thin-lipped grey mullet (Liza ramada), and keeled …

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