Tag Archive: Peru

Nov 13 2017

Integrated fish-pig farming in Peru

Photo credit: Juan Martin Cautvein Grecia (Peru) Review: Juan Martin Cautvein Grecia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture which was taken in the in the Peruvian jungle shows an integration model between pigs and fish. In such system, ponds are generally small of less than 2000 …

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Aug 18 2017

Country report- Peru (2015)- in Spanish

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May 18 2015

Trade and consumption of dried/salted fish in Peru – In Spanish

Credit:Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru)       La foto insertada muestra seca / anchoa salada que se ha mostrado en el mercado de destino a los consumidores de bajos ingresos. El pescado seco y salado se considera una fuente de proteína alternativa para las personas en las zonas de tierras altas. El consumo de …

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May 17 2015

Display and consumption of dried/salted fish in Peru

Credit:Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru)     The inset photo dried / salted anchovy shown in the target market to low-income consumers. Dry and salted fish is considered an alternative source of protein for people in highland areas. Dried fish consumption is not as high because the Andean people are not accustomed to eat the …

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Mar 29 2015

Culture of Peruvian scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) in Peru – Video

Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video shows the harvest of farmed Peruvian scallop, Argopecten purpuratus (fan shell) in Peru. The culture of fan shell (sea scallop) in Peru was developed as small projects in the 1980s; then progressing to much larger …

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Jan 30 2015

Cage culture of rainbow trout in Puno region (Peru)

            Credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows the intensive culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in floating cages which are located in the Puno region. These cages are made of metal frames …

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Nov 26 2014

Pond culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas in Peru – Video

Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) Arapaima gigas  is Known as paiche in Peru and pirarucu in Brazil and Colombia.  This species is one of the largest freshwater scaled fishes in the world. Paiche is characterized by its excellent high growth rate, …

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Oct 21 2014

Culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas  in floating cages in Lake Imiria, Peru

Photos’ credit: Fred Chu-Koo via Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The large demand on “Paiche” in Peurvian and international markets encouraged the farming initiative of the species especially in the light of its excellent characteristics including its high growth rate, no intramuscular spines, and tolerance to …

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Oct 02 2014

Marketing of dried fish in the market of Santa Rosa, Lambayeque (Perù)

Credit: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) One of the photos shows dried specimens of three species that are namely guitara (Rhinobatos planiceps), raya (Myliobatis peruvianus), and doncella (Hemanthias signifier). In the right bottom corner, fresh doncella is displayed. The second photo shows only dried guitara. Dried fish is popular in Peru especially those for some marine fish. …

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Aug 26 2014

Mangrove restoration in Peru

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The ecological values and functions of mangrove in most tropical countries have been recognized and documented. These highly productive ecosystems provide habitats for a great diversity of animals and plants. In addition they represent an important and natural form of coastal …

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