Tag Archive: Nile tilapia

Oct 24 2016

Culture of Nile tilapia and African catfish in the province of Ouargla (Algeria)

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture belongs to a fish farm located in Ouargla Province in the southeast of Algeria where the culture of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) takes place. Nile tilapia stocks were …

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Jul 25 2016

Desert recirculating farming system of Nile tilapia in integration with agriculture in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This one-greenhouse farm is located in Nubaria (Egypt).  The size of the greenhouse tank is 8×30 meters with a depth of 60 cm making a volume of about 200 m3 of water.  The tank is furnished with a harvest …

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May 14 2016

Tilapia in El Salvador aquaculture

Photo credit: Martiza Marroquin de Rivas (El Salvador) Review: Ana Martiza Marroquin and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Tilapia contributed significantly in aquaculture in El Salvador. According to FAO statistics, the first show-up of farmed tilapia occurred in 1984 where 10 tons of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) was produced. Afterwards, there …

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Feb 24 2016

Cage culture of tilapia in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2015 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Lake Kive , Rwanda. …

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Sep 27 2015

Lake harvest of tilapia in Samoa Islands

Photo credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Samoa consists of two large islands, Upolu and Savaii, and seven smaller islands with 326 villages; out of which, about 230 of these villages are coastal. There are few freshwater bodies. Over time, several exotic …

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Jun 18 2015

Intensive tilapia aquaculture in Morocco

Photos’ credit: Walid Salah El Din (Egypt) Review: Walid Salah El Din and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted photos have been taken in a commercial aquaculture project in Tangier region, Morocco. The area dedicated for fish farming is about 28 hectares, on which tilapia and crayfish are farmed. The farm depends …

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Jun 12 2015

Construction and management of a typical fish farm in Burundi

Photo credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa) Review: Nick James and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows an earthen fish pond under construction which is located near Bujumbura, Burundi. The average size of the pond in this private farm is 0.5 ha while …

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Dec 03 2014

Field day and promoting tilapia culture in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan This is an annual event which is carried out at an aquaculture facility located in Muzaffar, Pakistan. This particular event took place on the 6th of November 2013.  About 100 fish farmers from southern Punjab attended this event. The field day targeted to promote aquaculture and in particular tilapia culture …

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Nov 19 2014

Production of all-male Nile tilapia fry in a commercial facility in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The masculinization of the fry of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) –as shown in the photo- is done in 5m2-hapas placed in earthen ponds. In order to judge the age of fry, only fry hatched from collected eggs are used in the sex-reversal process in which the male hormone 17 …

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Nov 06 2014

Promoting cage aquaculture in Lake Victoria (Uganda)

Credit: Stella Nabayunga Walugembe (Uganda) Early in 2012, a joint Uganda – China 3-year pilot project on cage farming in Lake Victoria has launched. The fish cage demonstration shown in the inserted picture is located in Lake Victoria, Jinja and is affiliated and managed by The National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI). The management of …

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