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Tag: pond culture

Mar 08 2016

Culture of mud crab in Asia

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Increased market demand as well as the price of mud crabs, coupled with dwindling wild stocks, resulted in great interest in mud crab aquaculture in many countries especially in Asia where crabs are at highest demand. Among the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13200

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12111

Dec 14 2013

Aquaculture development in Mali

Credit: Sekou Oumar Coulibaly and   Bamba  Kadidiatou  Soumare (Mali) Aquaculture in Mali is relatively recent and was first practiced in the early 80s. The prolonged drought negatively affected the development of aquaculture and reduced its contribution in the programs for rural and agricultural development. Launching a 3-year Mali/CRSP Project (2007-2010) targeted to promote aquaculture through …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10158

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