Tag: stocking density

Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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May 02 2016

Integrating livestock into fish farming in Cameroon

  Photo credit: Fabrice Juliot Mougang (Cameroon) Review: Fabrice Juliot Mougang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       These photo were taken in a fish farm in Ebolowa (the capital of Cameroon’s South Region) show a type of livestock integration into fish farming. The pictures show a piggery constructed over the pond which …

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Jan 28 2015

Cage farming of Pangasius in Vietnam – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   Viet Nam is by far the world’s largest producer of Pangasius with a production that exceeds  1.2 million tons in 2013, with annual export turnover of at least US$ 2 billion.  Two Pangasius species are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12272

Aug 12 2014

Cage culture of meagre in Spain – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) The farming of meagre, Argyrosomus regius in Spain started in 2004 peaking in 2010 whereas its production amounted 3250 tons before declining in 2011 and further declining in 2012 whereas the meagre production amounted 1640 tons. Although meagre …

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May 01 2014

Cage farming of several fish species in Fumas Reservoir, Brazil

Credit: Ever Edrey Hernandez (Colombia) The photos on cage farming are taken in Fumas reservoir, Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The altitude of this site is 775 meters whereas the temperature ranges between 18°C and 26°C. The cages shown in the photos are rectangular with a volume of 18 m3 each. Cultured fish species include …

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Apr 16 2014

Feeding of African catfish juveniles grown in high density in Benin (Video)

Credit for the video: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and the video channel) The video was taken in a catfish farm in Benin. The high density of catfish is reflected in the dark cloud of fishing moving in the tank. Often, the African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) is raised …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10725

Oct 02 2013

Semi-intensive culture of tilapia in Peru

Credit: Carlos Calderón Deza via: Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru) In this production system, ponds of acreages from 0.5 to 3 acres are used with water exchange that ranges from 15 to 30% per day of the entire volume of the pond. In this system, aerators are used with aeration intensity that depends on the intensification level (ranges …

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Sep 29 2013

Cage culture of grouper (Epinephelus sp.) in Thailand (Development and challenges)

Credit for the cage photo: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Credit for the species photo: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) Review: Samarat, Worawut and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The culture of grouper in floating net cages is primarily undertaken in in the southern and eastern provinces of Thailand. The main species of cultured groupers are Epinephelus coioides and Epinephelus …

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Aug 22 2013

Production of natural food in Bandar Emam Research Station, Iran

The two photos show a model of phytoplankton and rotifer production as required for the reproduction of marine fish species. This unit has been placed in Bandar Emam Research Station, Iran. As shown in the photos, each unit of the tanks has two compartments at two levels. The 300-liter upper compartment is used for phytoplankton …

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May 23 2013

Intensive monoculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula (A video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                      Ownership and source: Kentucky State University (USA) Intensive monoculture is the least sustainable production method available for paddlefish production because this method is highly dependent on the use of pelleted feed, mechanical aeration and chemicals.  However, the largest segment of United States aquaculture is the production of channel catfish (212,000 metric …

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