Tag Archive: Philippines

Mar 27 2016

Sun-drying squids in the Philippines

Photo credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Squid is characterized by its high protein, low fat content with a moisture content of about 80%. If not timely consumed and unless proper treatment is applied, squid may undergo rapid spoilage. Salting, smoking, and drying are the frequently …

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Sep 27 2014

Research and culture of River catfish, Pangasius hypothalamus in the Philippines

Photo credit: Ahmed Hegazy (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   River catfish (Pangasius spp.) is a large riverine catfish that is indigenous to the countries within the Mekong River Basin and hence the species is not native to the Philippines. Pangasius is considered an economically important food fish because of …

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Aug 18 2014

Grading of sex-reversed tilapia fry in the Philippines

Credit: Ahmed Hegazy (Egypt)   The photos were taken in a commercial tilapia hatchery in the Philippines. The practice shows the grading of tilapia fry after the completion of the sex reversal process which is done in hapas in which 17ᾳ methayl testosterone is used for 21 days. The grading is an important practice in …

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Aug 12 2014

Developing and disseminating the YY technology of tilapia super male in the Philippines

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The “YY super tilapia male technology is considered an effective breeding protocol towards the production of all-male progeny for farming which has a special importance in tilapia farming. The YY technology is a form of a breeding program which combines feminization …

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Jun 09 2014

تفريخ البلطى النيلى وإنتاج الذكور فى أحد المفرخات فى الفلبين

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) هذة الصورتم أخذها فى أحد مفرخات البلطى فى الفلبين وحيث يتم فى هذا المفرخ تخزين أمهات البلطى النيلى بمعدل 3 إنات لكل ذكر. يتم تجميع الزريعة السابحة من على أجناب الحوض وذلك لنقلها إلى المعاملة بالهورمون الذكرى 17α-Methyltestosterone بهدف إنتاج زريعة بلطى نيلى جميعها ذكور. يصل معدل تجميع الزريعة فى هذا …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10951

Jun 09 2014

Spawning and sex reversal of Nile tilapia fry in a Pilipino hatchery

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) The photos were taken in a tilapia hatchery in the Philippine. In this hatchery the broodstock of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus at the ratio of 3 females: 1 male. The swim-up tilapia fry are collected along the pond sides using a long-handled, narrow-mesh deep nets.  The collected fry are transferred into …

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May 25 2014

Cage culture of tilapia and pangasius catfish in Taal Lake in the Philippines

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) Taal Lake is a freshwater lake located in the province of Batangas, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The lake is the third largest lake in the Philippines.   The photos show fish cages in which all-male of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and Pangasius catfish are cultured. The cages …

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Nov 27 2013

Proliferation of janitor fish (Pterygoplichthys sp.) in Laguna de Bay (Philippines)

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The proliferation of janitor fish is an alarming issue in Laguna de Bay. Two species of janitor fish (Pterygoplichthys pardalis and Pterygoplichthys disjuntivus ) which initially thrive in the lake due to escapement from ponds had an impact on the environment which favored their establishment. The high load of nutrients …

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Oct 17 2013

Livelihood projects in fish sector in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regularly provides the fisher folk with appropriate hands-on training on various technologies in the aquaculture utilizing high-value species including seaweeds farming, improved fishing, specifically in the construction and proper use of passive gears, post-harvest and value adding, as well as, on resource management …

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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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