Tag Archive: Sparus aurata

Oct 11 2017

Development of marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip (Palestine)

Photo credit: Masoud Keshta (Palestine) Review: Masoud Keshta and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Marine aquaculture in Gaza Strip began to exist in 2008 whereas 8 tons of fish were produced from two farms. Afterwards, steadily developments along with increased production reaching about 700 tons of gilthead seabream and …

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Dec 27 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in Algeria

Photo credit: Naim Belakri (Algeria) Review:  Naim Belakri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo shows an offshore cage farm located in Boumerdès Province, Algeria which is located on the Mediterranean Sea at the east of the capita Algeria. Cage culture for marine fish such as gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) …

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Jan 29 2016

Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in the region of Leros Island (Greece)

Photo credit: Kyriakos Stamatiou (Greece) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Greece is currently the largest producer of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in the region producing more than 73,300 and 48600 tons of seabream and seabass respectively in 2013 (FAO). Similarly, Greece is …

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Jul 08 2015

Induction of spawning in gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata in Egypt (Video)

This video was filmed in a governmental marine hatchery located in Alexandria. The video begins with the out-door tanks of the broodstock showing their feeding activity then passing quickly by the indoor tanks. The spawning practices especially the egg sampling and the implanting of hormone capsule is shown in the end of the video. Gilthead …

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Jun 22 2014

Ready- to-fish boats in Lake Bardawil (Egypt)

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) The photo shows the fishing boats in Lake Bardawil while ready to go fishing after the closing for about four months every year. The closing of the lake fishery is based on gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata and so is determined annually after the ready-to-spawn …

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May 08 2014

Seabream harvesting of floating cages in Turkey – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the channel and site founder) This 6-minute video shows the harvesting process of gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata carried out in commercial off-shore cages in Turkey. We can see the harvest crew –with the help of a machinery- are pulling the seine and crowding …

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Jul 11 2013

Marine raceway farming of European seabass and gilthead seabream in Tunisia

Credit: Dhaouadi Raouf (Tunisia) The three photos show the main components of a large marine aquaculture project in Tunisia whereas European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) are farmed in the project. The project has 224 raceways used for grow out. This project has its own hatchery as reflected in the photos on the …

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Jul 04 2013

Gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata (Distribution – Biology – Aquaculture)

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: Gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata is called “dorade” in France, “Orata” in Italy, and “tsipoúra” in Greece. The species is generally appreciated by consumers. While the maximum recorded total length of the species was 70 cm and maximum weight about was 17 kg, the common standard length is about 35 …

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Nov 16 2012

Intensive desert farming of marine fish in Egypt – Video

Video and information credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)            Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though the written text is in Arabic, the activities as shown in the video are clear and self-explained. The location of this project is in the desert whereas the underground water is the water source of the …

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Jun 30 2012

Cage farming of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) in Rayaan Depressions, Egypt (Video)

Credit: Course participants in EICA/JICA training course (2011) Cage farming of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) has been tried recently in Rayaan Depressions in Egypt. The water salinity of the depressions is steadily increasing due to evaporation making the system suitable to marine cages. The stocked fingerlings are produced in private marine hatcheries while the …

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