Tag Archive: Oreochromis niloticus

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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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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Jan 16 2016

Cage aquaculture of tilapia in Zambia

Photos’ credit: Alick Grunnie Mbewe (Zambia) Review: Alick Grunnie Mbewe  and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photos show Cage fish farming in Lumwana Dam in Solwezi District. This consists of 12 cages measuring 12 m X8 m X2 m deep. The promotion of tilapia cage aquaculture …

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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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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 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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