Tag Archive: Pakistan

Feb 04 2017

Country report – Pakistan (2015)

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Nov 25 2015

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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Jun 29 2015

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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May 23 2015

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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Feb 11 2015

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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Jan 27 2015

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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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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Nov 22 2014

Fish processing and export at Karachi Sindh, Pakistan

Credit: Kanwal Odhejo (Pakistan) There are 29 fish processing units in Pakistan with storage capacity of 10,000 tons, out of these 25 units are located in Karachi of Federal Government provided intelligentsia and technical assistance to seafood establishments for improving their processing conditions in line with various EU / international standards. Through this process, eight …

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Nov 19 2014

Production of all-male Nile tilapia fry in a commercial facility in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The masculinization of the fry of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) –as shown in the photo- is done in 5m2-hapas placed in earthen ponds. In order to judge the age of fry, only fry hatched from collected eggs are used in the sex-reversal process in which the male hormone 17 …

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Oct 22 2014

Feeding grass carp on paddy in a facility in Pakistan

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The facility in which the photo has been taken is in a fish hatchery whereas grass carp is reproduced. The plant shown in the photo is paddy. The plant is provided once daily for the grass carp of 2-3 kg average size. In this particular pond, grass carp is …

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