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Rescuing an Indus River dolphin (Pakistan)

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan) Review: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows an incidence of rescuing an Indus River dolphin (Platanista gangetica). This species of dolphin is among the world’s most endangered dolphins and has been listed as ‘Endangered’ by the World Conservation Union. It is …

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Culture of rainbow trout in Pakistan (Overview)

Photo credit: Yousuf Jan (Pakistan) Description: Yousuf Jan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Historically, the culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Pakistan; in particular in Gilgit Baltistan dates back to 1906-1908 starting with aged ova that were carried to Gilgit by Potters and then hatched under the supervision of experts …

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Development of fish feed industry in Pakistan

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan),  Description: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken inside a feed mill in Pakistan. Before having commercially produced feed, fish farmers used to formulate feed based on earlier experience or simply on trial bases. In the present, several feed mills are …

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Surveying brown trout in natural waters of Astore District in (Pakistan)

Photo credit: Faridullah khan (Pakistan) Review: Faridullah khan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken during a fishery survey done by fishery extension personnel affiliated to the Fishery Department in Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan). The brown trout (Salmo trutta) was introduced in Gilgit from Europe by …

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Country report – Pakistan (2015)

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Indus dolphin in Pakistan (Distribution – adaptation – threats)

Credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan)           Indus river dolphins (Platanista gangetica minor) are one of only four river dolphin species and subspecies in the world that spend all of their lives in freshwater. They are believed to have originated in the ancient Tethys Sea (Pakistan). When the sea dried up approximately 50 …

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Enhancing the activities at the fish harbor, Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Credit: Kanwal Odhejo (Pakistan)     The inserted photos show some of the recent developments which have taken place at the fish harbor of Karachi, Pakistan. The developments included the lining of traditional fishing boats (e.g. Hora) with fiberglass and providing necessary protection against oil and grease. In addition to the installation of awning, overhead tank …

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Culture of Indian carp (Rohu) in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal) – Pakistan         The inserted photo shows a typical earthen pond in which an Indian carp (Rohu; Labeo rohita) is being cultured.  The required fingerlings of rohu are obtained from a hatchery on the facility. This species is popular among consumers in Pakistan. In fact, the rohu farming …

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Ornamental fish hatchery and farm in Sindh, Pakistan

Credit: Kanwal Odhejo (Pakistan)     The inserted photo shows a private ornamental fish hatchery and farm in Sindh which was established about 20 years ago. The breeding and farming of ornamental carp (Koi carp) for local market is the main species produced in this operation.    

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Promotion of Aquaculture and technology transfer through training in Pakistan

Credit: Kanwal Odhejo (Pakistan)                       There are some training organized by the Fisheries department and with collaboration of Non Governmental Organizations  for the aquaculture promotion among the rural communities as well as professional fish farmers and fisheries graduates to enhance the capacity building and introduce the …

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