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Nile tilapia males (coloration during the breeding season) – Video

Video credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo and Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed during July, 2014 in a private fish farm in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt The video shows a sexually mature male of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) during the spawning season in …

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Commercial tilapia hatchery during off-season (Egypt)

This photo shows a commercial hatchery of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Egypt during off-season. Egg incubators and fry nursing facilities are shown. Depending on the demand for tilapia fingerlings, the spawning season usually ends on September whereas hatcheries carry out necessary maintenance and overwinter broodstock and left-over fingerlings. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Open system for tilapia spawning using hapas in Egypt

The photo shows an open-system for tilapia hatchery in Egypt. This type of hatcheries is based on hapas placed in earthen ponds. The advantage of such system is mainly economical as well as the ability to nurse fry in nursing hapas in this open system. However, because the spawning in this system takes place during …

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