Tag Archive: pens

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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Sep 28 2013

Culture of milkfish, Chanos chanos in different environments and systems in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) According to 2005 statistics, the production of milkfish in brackishwater in the Philippines comprised the largest proportion of milkfish production, followed by fish cage farming in marine waters and finally the culture of the species in pens in freshwater areas. In regard to the productivity of the species per unit …

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Jul 22 2013

Pen culture of tilapia, milkfish and bighead carp in Laguna de Bay (Philippines)

 Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The practice of tilapia pen farming is being carried out by fish farmers around Laguna de Bay with a stocking density of 30,000 to 50,000 fingerlings per ha. In such practice, fish farmers grow their tilapia naturally whereas no external feeds are given. As such this practice gives several advantages; it …

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Oct 20 2012

Pen culture of fish in paddy irrigation canals in Malaysia

Credit: Adibi Rahiman (Malaysia) The photos show the fish farming practice of in pens placed in paddy irrigational canals. The main farmed fish in this system are red tilapia and/or Pangasius. The culture period for both species ranges from 6-8 months. This farming system was found economically visible. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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Oct 03 2012

Outlook of milkfish, (Chanos chanos) farming in the Phillipines

Credit: Evelyn C. Ame (Philippines) The present growth rate of  milkfish, Chanos chanos is expected to be maintained. This is due to increasing use of sea cages and sea pens for its culture.  The growing popularity of value added products of milkfish like de-boned and smoked forms and their export potentials will help maintain the current …

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Sep 28 2012

l’holothuriculture à Madagascar (in French)

Credit: Vero Rahantarimalala and Lanto Henriette Razafintsalama (Madagascar) Technique d’élevage: Reproduction artificielle et élevage larvaire en écloserie Pré-grossissement en bassins Grossissement en milieux naturels en enclos Pratiquée sur les côtes Sud-Ouest de Madagascar Une photo montre la écloserie que la deuxième photo montre l’holothurie de sable (Holothuria scabra) qui est une espèce clé holothuries. Note: …

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Mar 19 2012

Construction of sea cucumber pens for Sandfish (Holothuria scabra) in Vietnam

Credit: Rayner Pitt (United Kingdom) This photo shows one of the first sandfish (Holothuria scabra) pens that were constructed in Vietnam. Upon the construction, it was thought the pen walls had to stand higher than the surface of the sea. Later it was realized that fences standing only about 50cm above the sea floor were …

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Nov 21 2011

Fattening of red tilapia in pens in Colombia (in Spanish)

Credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia). Corrales de engorde: las dimensiones de los corrales de engorde son 10 m x 5 m para un área de 50 metros cuadrados, altura promedio de 2 m, malla de polietileno negra con un ojo de malla de 15 mm y una densidad de siembra de 25 animales por metro …

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Nov 21 2011

Nursing of red tilapia in Cages and pens in Colombia (in Spanish)

Credit:Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia). Jaulas: jaulas rectangulares de 3 metros cúbicos elaboradas en policloruro de vinilo (PVC) en su marco inferior, en aluminio en su marco superior, malla de polietileno negra de 4 mm de ojo de malla para el levante de alevinos de tilapia roja. La densidad de siembra empleada en estas jaulas de …

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Nov 21 2011

Artisanal unit for red tilapia rearing in Colombia (in Spanish)

Credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Unidad de cultivo construída en madera en la Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta (CGSM), la cual cuenta con jaulas de alevinaje, corrales de precría y engorde para cultivo de tilapia roja.  La CGSM es una laguna costera ubicada en el norte de Colombia que se caracteriza por ser un sistema …

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