Tag: Oreochromis niloticus

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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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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Jul 29 2014

Integrated agriculture-aquaculture project (IAA) in Kagera, Tanzania

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Kagera, Tanzania. The project document covered …

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Jul 21 2014

Nile tilapia males (coloration during the breeding season) – Video

Video credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo and Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed during July, 2014 in a private fish farm in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt The video shows a sexually mature male of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) during the spawning season in …

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Jun 28 2014

Fish farming in Ghana – Development challenges (Emphasis on tilapia) – Video

Video ownership: The World Bank Ghana Office in collaboration with World Bank-Africa Region Video submitted by: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This 11-min interesting video was filmed in 2007. Even though the video is titled “Aquaculture development in Ghana”, the focus has been placed on tilapia farming.  The harvesting and grading of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in …

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Jun 09 2014

تفريخ البلطى النيلى وإنتاج الذكور فى أحد المفرخات فى الفلبين

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) هذة الصورتم أخذها فى أحد مفرخات البلطى فى الفلبين وحيث يتم فى هذا المفرخ تخزين أمهات البلطى النيلى بمعدل 3 إنات لكل ذكر. يتم تجميع الزريعة السابحة من على أجناب الحوض وذلك لنقلها إلى المعاملة بالهورمون الذكرى 17α-Methyltestosterone بهدف إنتاج زريعة بلطى نيلى جميعها ذكور. يصل معدل تجميع الزريعة فى هذا …

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Jun 09 2014

Spawning and sex reversal of Nile tilapia fry in a Pilipino hatchery

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) The photos were taken in a tilapia hatchery in the Philippine. In this hatchery the broodstock of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus at the ratio of 3 females: 1 male. The swim-up tilapia fry are collected along the pond sides using a long-handled, narrow-mesh deep nets.  The collected fry are transferred into …

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May 16 2014

Un enclos piscicole au Bénin

Credit: Ignace Gohoun and Corneille Wantofio (Benin) Un enclos piscicole est une pièce d’eau délimitée par des piquets en bois ou tout autre matériaux entouré d’un filet de à petite maille. La partie inférieure du filet est enfoncée dans le sol pour empêcher les poissons de fuir par le bas. La partie supérieure dépasse largement le niveau …

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