Tag Archive: Palestine

Oct 11 2017

Development of marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip (Palestine)

Photo credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) Review: Masoud Keshta and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip began to exist in 2008 whereas 8 tons of fish were produced from two farms. Afterwards, steadily developments along with increased production reaching about 700 tons of gilthead seabream and …

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Sep 01 2013

Historic information on the storage and marketing of fish in Palestine during 1943

Source: E.B. Worthington, Middle East Science, 1946. Publisher: London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office Caption of the photo: A new plant at Aqaba for sharp-freezing and cold-storing fish for Palestine. The paragraph on fish freezing and cold-storing reads in the reference as follows: “The Gulf of Aqaba has recently received special attention as the site for a …

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Nov 18 2012

Integrated aquaculture – agriculture project in Gaza (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) The integration concept has been found optimum for aquaculture project in Gaza especially when water scarcity is considered. Field experience showed that the agriculture component in this integrated system includes vegetables (e.g. tomato, eggplant, and sweet potatoes), horticulture such as date palm, guava or olive trees. Fish productivity in the aquaculture …

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Nov 18 2012

Promotion of aquaculture in Gaza strip (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) As the shortage in fish supply in Gaza strip is obvious, efforts have been spent to promote aquaculture in Gaza. The scarcity of water has been highly considered in the choice of aquaculture system to promote. The national authorities in partnership with international programs are supporting the current aquaculture project that …

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Nov 09 2012

Water resources used in aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) All water used in aquaculture is the same water used in plant production. The underground water is the only water resource used in both systems (plants and fish). Water depth ranges from 70-100 m. Wells are licensed by Palestinian Water Authority who also determines the quantity of water discharges based on agriculture …

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Nov 08 2012

Water resources used in aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine) – in Arabic

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) جميع المياة المستخدمه فى الاستزراع السمكى هى ذات المياه المستخدمة فى الزراعة النباتية والمياه الجوفية تعتبر المورد المائى والوحيد لكلا النظامين (النباتى والسمكى). يتراوح عمق الآبار بين 70-100 متر. يتم الترخيص للآبار بواسطة سلطة المياه الفلسطينية التى تحدد أيضا كمية الضخ للمياه التى تتوقف حسب مساحة الأرض المزروعة نباتيا Note: We decided not …

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Nov 08 2012

Tilapia aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) One of the photos shows the harvest of red tilapia after about 6 months of growth. Harvested tilapia has an average weight of about 350 g. Red tilapia is very popular in Gaza and enjoy a premium price of about 4-5 US$/kg. The second photo shows Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus when marketed …

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Nov 08 2012

Establishment of metal pools for crop watering and fish culture in Gaza (Palestine)

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) One of the photos show to the crew who are preparing the base site required for the establishment of the circular metal pools used for watering plan crops and for fish culture. The 100-m3 –pool is lined by durable liners which can last for about 5 years. The photos 3 and 4 …

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Nov 08 2012

Establishment of metal pools for crop watering and fish culture in Gaza (Palestine) – in Arabic

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) تشير أحدى الصور إلى مجموعة من العمال القائمين بحفر القاعدة لإنشاء برك معدنية دائرية الشكل وبأحجام حوالى 100 متر مكعب والمصنعة من ألواح من الحديد المجلفن والمتعرج والمبطن من الداخل بطبقة من الجلد. يقدر عمر البطانة الجلد بحوالى 5 سنوات. تشير الصورتين الثانية والثالثة إلى تطور مراحل إنشاء البرك والتى بعد الانتهاء …

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Nov 07 2012

Tilapia aquaculture in Gaza (Palestine) – In Arabic

Credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) تشير الصورة الأولى لعملية صيد لأسماك البلطى الأحمر بعد فترة من التربية تقدر بحوالى 6 شهور والتى بعدها يصل متوسط الوزن إلى حوالى 350 جرام للسمكة    الواحدة. وهذا النوع من الأسماك مرغوب كثيرا في غزة ويصل متوسط السعر لحوالي 4 – 5 دولار أمريكى للكيلوجرام. تشير الصورة الثانية إلى البلطى النيلى …

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