Tag Archive: shrimp

Aug 17 2017

Organic shrimp farming in Asia (Video)

Video credit: Jimmy Lim (Aquamimicry China) Review: Jimmy Lim and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel) The video was filmed in a shrimp farm located in Hainan (China). The video shows the preparation of the ponds before stocking of the post larvae. There is a growing interest in organic food including organic shrimp. …

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Jul 18 2015

Farming of marine shrimp in Fiji

Image credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted image shows the preparation of a shrimp pond in Fiji (liming). The following paragraphs review the development of farming of marine shrimp in Fiji. The shortage in the supply of marine shrimp in Fiji …

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May 06 2015

Prawn Trawling in Queensland, Australia

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website   According to the official statistics, the Queensland trawl fishery which extends 2,500 km along the Queensland east coast is the largest and most valuable commercial fishery in Queensland with about 800 fishing vessels, between 85,000 and 90,000 boat-nights (predominantly a night-time …

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Nov 20 2014

Preserving shrimp in Senegal through salting and sun-drying

Credit: Makhtar Ndiaye (Senegal) The inserted photo shows a woman during the sun-drying of shrimp as a means of preservation and marketing. This practice occurs in the Casamance region of southern Senegal. The sun-drying of shrimp is done after being boiled and salted. After drying, the product will be packaged and ready for sale.   …

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Oct 27 2014

Liming shrimp ponds in Thailand

Credit for the photos: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   A relatively recent farm survey (NACA, 1996) revealed that about 90% of Thai shrimp farmers spray lime to tackle the low pH associated problems especially those related to health and survival of farmed shrimp. The application of lime …

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Oct 22 2014

Use of snail meat in shrimp feeding in Vietnam- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) This video was filmed in a shrimp operation in Vietnam The practice of feeding snail meat to farmed shrimp in many Asian countries has been a popular and widely used practice in Asian countries. The driving force behind the use of …

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Oct 08 2014

Assessment of feed consumption and shrimp condition in earthen ponds in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen – Egypt Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a shrimp pond in Vietnam. It seems from the aeration system that the pond is managed at intensive level. Because the high cost of shrimp feed, efforts are spent to minimize the …

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Sep 14 2014

Intensive shrimp culture under greenhouses in Ecuador

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In the late 1990s, shrimp production in Ecuador was severely affected by the White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that caused a drastic decrease in shrimp production and so in the value of exported shrimp. The significant contribution of shrimp exports to …

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Aug 19 2014

Use of moderately-saline shrimp discharge in flood irrigating sorghum crop in Arizona

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The integration between aquaculture and agriculture has been successfully practiced especially when the integrating components are compatible assuming the economic viability and the environmental merit of such system. The integration of inland, low-salinity shrimp farming with traditional agriculture in Arizona provided …

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Aug 12 2014

Experimental polyculture of tilapia in shrimp ponds in Thailand

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The photo shows an earthen shrimp pond in which tilapia cages are installed. The aerators in the pond indicate the intensification level of pond management. This experimental operation is carried out at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The key outcomes of this operation show > 90% as survival rates. The …

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