Tag Archive: nursing

Oct 11 2017

Fish hatchery management (2017 – updated)

This lecture on fish hatchery started with general information related to the modes of reproduction in various groups of aquatic organisms as illustrated by pictures and tables highlighting the significant differences of reproduction among various fish groups ranging from scattering eggs to giving birth passing by fecundity, parental care and other reproduction parameters. The focus …

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Jun 28 2016

Dove mother feeds her baby birds (Video)

      This short clip shows the feeding of newly hatched baby doves. A full video will be prepared to cover about 5-week period starting by the nesting on the outside of my home kitchen until the flying of the birds. I understand this is not fish related but I decided to publish. Sometimes …

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Feb 17 2016

Cage culture of spiny lobster in Indonesia

Photo credit: Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The culture of spiny lobster (Palinuridae) in Indonesia has begun in “Lombok” in the early 2000s where the naturally settled “pueruli” are abundant. The production of spiny lobster to date is based mainly on naturally settled …

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Oct 23 2014

Fish Hatchery Management (Reproductive biology – natural reproduction – spawning induction – hatchery operations and management)

This lecture was delivered during October 2014 as a part of Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). In order to address the management of fish hatchery management, it was necessary to start begin the lecture with the modes of fish reproduction as well …

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Nov 21 2013

Cage farming of red tilapia in Peru

Credit: Carlos Calderón Deza Via: Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru)   This photo shows cage farming of red tilapia in Peru during either fry nursing or fattening. During fry nursing, balanced feed of 30 and 45% protein content is offered at 10-12% of fish biomass/day. During the fattening phase, fish are stocked at densities that range …

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Oct 31 2012

Nursing of sea bass, Lates calcarifer in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The photo shows the nursing tanks for the Barramundi or Sea bass (Lates calcarifer). This facility along with a sea bass hatchery are located in the Coastal Aquaculture Development  and Research  Center, Surat thani. Nursed sea bass fingerlings are either sold to farmers or released to the nature in a stock enhancement …

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Sep 18 2012

Spawning and nursing of sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (sandfish) in Vietnam

Credit: Rayner Pitt (United Kingdom) This file addresses the spawning and nursing of sand fish (Holothuria scabra). Technical components begin with the acquision of sea cucumber broodstock and spawning as well as the facilities required. The management of spawning and nursing operations are covered especially in regard to water management and feeding throughout all phases …

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Jul 28 2012

Tilapia research facilities at Kigembe research station, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The two photos show the tilapia research facilities at Kigembe aquaculture research station. The station is located in the Southern part of the Country found at least 25km from the 2nd largest city called Huye. One of the photos shows the tanks used to supply water to …

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Nov 27 2011

Fish hatchery management

This presentation addresses the management of fish hatcheries starting with some information on fish reproduction in general. Before addressing artificial reproduction, natural collection of wild fry or post larvae have been covered. The presentation includes sexual maturation and broodstock management including maintenance and replacement. Examples and hatchery technologies and so requirements have been included. Various …

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Nov 11 2011

Red tilapia in a 2-ton nursing tank before transfer to a cage farm in Kanchanaburi (Thailand)

Credit: Proyrat Chaowajaroenpong and Ong-art Kumprasert Red tilapia in a 2-ton nursing tank with flow through water system before transfer to the cage at private farm in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. 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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