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Abdel Rahman El Gamal

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Seed production of red abalone (Haliotis rufescens) in Monterey region – California (USA) – Video

Video description: Peter Hain (USA) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) I filmed this video during my visit to this facility on 22 January 2015 where I received a warm welcome from Mr. Peter Hain, the manager of the facility who toured me around the facility. This facility is located in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15673

Biofloc culture of red tilapia in Colombia – Video

Video credit: Sandra Sanchez (Colombia) Description: Sandra Sanchez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video shows a typical model of intensive culture of red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) in Colombia. The culture takes place in ponds with geomembrane liner. The technology applied depends on biofloc.   In such intensive system, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15669

Controlling invasive crayfish – Video

Video credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video shows a single specimen of red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii while climbing a pond dyke and possibly seeking a nearby body of water while the last part of the video shows the sorting of crayfish from the harvest. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15655

Skyward vision in flatfish (Video)

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Flatfish are characterized by their asymmetrical body shape with both eyes lying on the same side of the head in the adult fish. It may be of interest to know that fishes in this group begin their …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15651

Direct fish sales from farm to consumers in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Charles B. Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed in a marine fish farm located along Damietta-Port Said road whereas marine fish are farmed. Two species are shown in this video; meagre (Argyrosomus regius) and grey mullet (Mugil cepahalus). Usually, the market size of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15644

Biological filters in intensive aquaculture

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show substrates used in intensive aquaculture systems. As shown, the shapes of such substrates may vary although they have a main characteristic in common which is a high surface/volume ratio. Added to that, the substrates used in biological filters should enjoy strong mechanical …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15641

Artificial reproduction of Pacu in Paraguay – Egg incubation

Photo credit: Ariel Montiel Benitez (Paraguay) Review: Ariel Montiel Benitez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is an important fish species with high commercial value in Paraguay. The availability of its fingerlings in a sufficient number would be essential towards the expansion of pacu aquaculture in Paraguay. The inserted picture …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15632

In-pond raceway in Egyptian aquaculture (Video)

Video credit: Marcel Adaveleo (Madagascar) and Danial Osiyoye (Nigeria) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Historic information: As reported, the “In-pond raceway technology – IPR” was first developed in 2007 on a channel catfish farm in West Alabama, USA. Afterward, the technology was transferred to China in 2013 and then to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15624

Use of cribs in the organic manuring of fish ponds in Togo

Photo credit: Sabi Asma (Togo) Description: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The structure shown in the corner of a fish pond in the inserted picture is typically used in the organic manuring in Togo as well as in other African countries. Instead of spreading the organic materials over the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15616

Shrimp culture in Guatemala – Video

Video credit: Alejandro Joachin (Guatemala) Review: Alejandro Joachin and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted video was filmed in a shrimp farm in Aldea El cebollito, Monterrico (Guatemala). The farm consists of three ponds of 1-ha each. The white leg shrimp Litopenaues vanammei is the species farmed in the farm. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15612

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