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Integrated poultry-tilapia in Togo

Photos credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website).  The inserted pictures are taken in fish farms in Togo. As typically practiced, the inserted pictures show the integration between tilapia cultured in earthen ponds and poultry grown in chicken house. The fallen manure as well as the uneaten chicken feed enrich the natural food underneath in …

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Cage culture of Nile tilapia in Togo

Photo credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Asma Sabi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows a cage farming operation in Lake Nangbeto in Togo. The lake is a man-made lake for hydro-electric power generation with a size of 18,000 ha. Cage farming was introduced in Lake Nangbeto by private …

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Sampling of tilapia fingerlings in Togo (Video)

Video credit: Apetse Sena Kdzo (Togo) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed for the sampling of tilapia fingerlings in an earthen pond using a cast net. There are several comments I was able to notice. First, the fish farmer seems well-trained in casting the net. Second, …

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Smoked catfishes in Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show smoked fish produced by artisanal fishery in Togo. The key smoked fish are catfishes of the species Clarias sp., and Synodontis sp. Smoked fish is popular in the fish market in Togo whereas its market price is higher than fresh fish. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Artisanal fishery in Lake Nangbéto, Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The photo shows a fisherman with a fishing gear which targets tilapia in Lake Nangbéto . The photo shows also a traditional fishing boat that operates in the lake. About five fishermen operate a fishing boat of such size. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to …

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Sun-drying of fish in Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show a model of sun-drying of salted fish in Togo. This practice includes the main fish species which are Guinean tilapia (Tilapia guineensis), Oréochromis sp., Brycinus sp., and Hémichromis sp. The drying as shown takes place on the ground and would require 2-3 weeks which could reach …

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Lake Nangbéto freshwater fishery (Togo)

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show a sample of fish catch from the artificial Nangbeto Lake in Togo. The principal fishery of the lake is attributed to the African butter catfish (Schibe mystus), Tilapia guineensis and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The annual fish catch from the lake ranges from 1500-2000 tons. Fishermen usually …

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