Tag Archive: Stock enhancement

Aug 16 2016

Applications of genetics in aquaculture (Updated 2016 version)

  This lecture has been delivered by Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal during August 2016 as a contribution to the “Fish Culture Development training course – Africa” which is annually organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) with the support by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The introductory part of the lecture addressed …

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Aug 11 2014

Stock enhancement of Giant clam in Thailand (Demand – threats – conservation)

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Introduction: Giant clams are marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae and sub-family Tridacnidae that are considered the largest bivalves in the world. Their large size, delicious taste and attractive shell colors have made them target animals for consumption and decorative …

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Oct 14 2013

Stocking of Petenia splendida in Lake Petén Itzá (Guatemala)

Credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) The two photos show the stocking activities to preserve the populations of Petenia splendida in Lake Petén Itzá (Guatemala). The second photo locates the area where fry were liberated in the lake.      

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Aug 07 2013

Production and dispersal of quality fingerlings (tilapia, freshwater prawn, ornamental fish) in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The production and dispersal of quality fingerlings is a national program of BFAR. The fingerlings are produced by the national and regional centers. The species are mainly tilapia, freshwater prawn, common carp, freshwater catfish and ornamental fish. The beneficiaries of the dispersal are farmers, researchers, other government agencies, other BFAR …

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Aug 04 2013

Fish stocking program in Chandil reservoir of Jharkhand State, India

Photo credit: G. Venkata Raju  (India)        Review:  G. Venkata Raju and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The two photos show the process of fish stocking in Chandil reservoir of Jharkhand State. In order to boost to fish production, the state government has decided to support a program for releasing fingerlings in the reservoir. The government …

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Nov 07 2012

Fishery resources of Umiam Lake, Meghalaya, (India)

Credit: Nantinora Kharbuli (India) This is a small Reservoir in the state of Meghalaya, India . The water area of the reservoir is 500 hectares and its main purpose is to generate electricity. It is situated on the North Eastern part of India and is one of the tourist spots of the state .It is about …

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Nov 02 2012

Potential culture of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mexico (in Spanish)

Credit: Jorge Valdiviezo (Mexico) Una especie de gran potencial en México es e bagre de canal Ictalurus punctatus, la cual se cultiva para consumo humano y para repoblar algunos embalses. Se produce en sistemas intensivos y semi-intensivos por medio de jaulas flotantes, estanques de concreto, tanques circulares y canales de corriente rápida o raceways. Su producción …

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Oct 31 2012

Nursing of sea bass, Lates calcarifer in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The photo shows the nursing tanks for the Barramundi or Sea bass (Lates calcarifer). This facility along with a sea bass hatchery are located in the Coastal Aquaculture Development  and Research  Center, Surat thani. Nursed sea bass fingerlings are either sold to farmers or released to the nature in a stock enhancement …

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Oct 23 2012

Hatching and larval nursing of sesama crab in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand)                       Description: Worawut Koedprang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows the Sesama crab (or sesame crab) hatchery in Coastal Aquaculture Development and Research Center, Suratthani, Thailand. In this facility, hatching and larval nursing of Sesame crab is taking place for selling …

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Sep 29 2012

Enhancement of natural fishery stocks in Cambodia

Credit: Nyro Tum (Cambodia) The photo shows the communities members during the release of fish fingerlings into a targeted water body as a part of improvement the nature fishery stocks. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use …

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