Tag Archive: pacu

Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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Feb 04 2016

Fish trade and consumption in Bolivia

Photo credit: Andres Loayza Apaza (Bolivia) Review: Andres Loayza Apaza and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows fish display in a fish market in Bolivia. The fish species shown is ”pacu” which is a popular fish for Bolivian consumers. This market is located in the town of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13146

Jan 18 2015

Grilling and consumption of “Pacu” in Bolivia

Credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia)   The photo shows the grilling of “Pacu” (Colossoma sp.) in Bolivia. The metal container shown in the photo allows the exposure of contained fish to the heat and in fact the smoke generated by the heat of burnt coal. The design of the metal container as well as the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12241

Jul 28 2014

Fishery of Beni River (Bolivia)

Credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia) The fishing boat seen in the photo is in the Beni River which is a major river of the Bolivian Amazon Basin. The most commonly fished and consumed species are pacú, tambaquí, surubí, palometa (a type of piranha), sábalo, bagre (catfish), and blanquillo. Alligators are also hunted for their leather and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11217

May 01 2014

Hatchery facility for the migratory fish species (Itutinga, MG, Brazil)

Credit: Ever Edrey Hernandez (Colombia) The hatchery facilities shown in the photos are located in the Fish Culture Station Hydroelectric Itutinga, Itutinga, MG, Brazil. The spawning activities of the hatchery focus on migratory species including curimba, curimatâ, (Prochilodus lineatus), Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus), piracanjuba (Brycon orbignyanus), dourado (Salminus brasiliensis), and pirapitinga (Brycon nattereri). The reproduced species …

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May 01 2014

Cage farming of several fish species in Fumas Reservoir, Brazil

Credit: Ever Edrey Hernandez (Colombia) The photos on cage farming are taken in Fumas reservoir, Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The altitude of this site is 775 meters whereas the temperature ranges between 18°C and 26°C. The cages shown in the photos are rectangular with a volume of 18 m3 each. Cultured fish species include …

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Feb 25 2014

Handling and preparation of Pacu (Colossoma macropomun) in Bolivia

Credit: Leon Felipe Alviz (Bolivia) In this fishery community, women and children receive the fish catch from fishermen who belong to the community for preparation. In this particular photo, children of different ages are handling several specimens of Pacu, Colossoma macropomun. In such remote areas whereas the city electricity is lacking fish are usually consumed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10425

Dec 04 2013

Stocking of Pacu fingerlings in an earthen pond (Paraguay)

Credit: David Sykora (Paraguay) The photo shows the stocking of “Pacu” juveniles in an earthen pond during the training of students in agricultural school (Paraguay) La foto muestra la media de los menores “Pacu” en un estanque de tierra durante la formación de los estudiantes en la escuela agrícola (Paraguay)  

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Sep 30 2012

Pacu, tilapia y cachama en un sistema de policultivo en República Dominicana (in Spanish)

Credit: Rafael A. Perez Ovalle (Dominican Republic) Un ejemplo es de sembrar las especies mojarra y la especies cachama en el mismo estanque, la mojarra es de agua alta (mantiene en la superficie) y la cachama es de agua baja (mantiene por debajo de los 50 centímetros de la superficie), por lo que el alimento …

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Mar 01 2012

Establishing a fingerling production center of gamitana (Colossoma macropomum) in Tingo Maria – Peru (in Spanish)

This project proposal has been developed by a group who participated in Fish Culture Development training course in 2007 under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal. The team propsed the establishment of a fingerling production center for gamitana (Colossoma macropomum) in Tingo Maria, Peru. The rationality of species selection, Clossoma has been addressed in the …

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