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Tag: tuna fattening

Oct 18 2018

Bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean waters to the fattening cages in Libya (Video)

Video credit: Abdallah Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdallah Elmgawshi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in the north of Mosrata (Libya) during May, 2012. Once a squadron of Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is spotted using telescopes or fish finders, its location is identified and approached quickly. Then the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14594

Apr 09 2015

Tuna caught in Libya and grown in Italy

Photo credit with caption: Greenpeace Additional review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     This photo shows a tug towing a tuna cage between fishing grounds in Libya and tuna farms in Sicily, Italy. It may worth adding that the fattening of Bluefin tuna in Italy started in 2001 by a 4-cage …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12530

Sep 17 2014

Feeding caged bluefin tuna with small fishes – a debatable issue (Video)

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Typically, the fattening of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is done in sea cages. The tuna is caught by purse seiners in the Mediterranean and the ones that are targeted for fattening are taken to cages in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11798

Apr 10 2014

Cage farming of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The photos are taken in some tuna farms in Turkey whereas the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is the species of choice. These cage farms are located in Alanya and Lzmir in Turkey. Tunas required for farming are collected from the nature and stocked in these cage in which they are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10699

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