Tag: Nile tilapia

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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Nov 02 2014

Eco-friendly commercial cage tilapia farm in Temenggor Lake, Malaysia

Credit: Vui Kien Liew (Malaysia) Review: Vui Kien Liew and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos have been taken in a state-of-art commercial cage farm for tilapia. The farm was set up in 2008 as an eco-friendly aquaculture facility and operates within an Industrial Aquaculture Zone in Temenggor Lake in …

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Oct 19 2014

Production of YY super male of Nile tilapia (a diagram)

This 1-page diagram describes the production of the YY super male of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). When the YY male is mated with normal females of Nile tilapia, the progeny should be all-males. The mass production of YY males has been described in the diagram. Note: although this diagram can be used independently, the diagram …

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Oct 07 2014

Livelihoods and cage farming of Nile tilapia in Lake Volta (Ghana)

Credit:Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The insert shows a fish farmer in a local canoe while feeding his caged fish in Lake Volta. The cages shown in the photo are located in Asuogyaman District of Ghana. As almost all cage activity in Ghana, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the favorite species. This particular farm consists of 4 …

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Sep 16 2014

Vegetable production in a recirculating aquaponic system using Nile tilapia with and without freshwater prawn  

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Note: The information below has been distilled from the reference paper   The photo shows a pilot aquaponic unit installed at, the University of Arizona (Tucson), (USA). The study was conducted and included three species of leafy vegetables that are namely …

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Sep 07 2014

Self-securing the farm requirement of tilapia fingerlings in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Aquaculture presents a promising sector in Ghana as more and more people develop interest in fish farming. However, the inadequate supply of fingerlings as the demand increases and the supply by the few hatcheries setups decrease, together with the relatively high prices of fingerlings as a result of high feed prices had …

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Aug 28 2014

Temporarily crowding of tilapia fingerlings – Video

Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   This video was filmed during July 2014 in a private tilapia hatchery in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt. The fingerlings shown in this video are for all-male Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. What could be drawn from the video …

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Aug 01 2014

Cage culture of Nile tilapia in Volta Lake (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) With the booming of cage aquaculture on the Volta Lake in Ghana, more farms keep springing up with varied technologies and materials for construction. This picture shows plastic gallon-like material used as floats for four (4) cages of dimensions 5m×5m×5m. This picture was taken a few meters from the famous Adomi bridge on …

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