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Category: Aquaculture

This collection of photos includes various farmed species of fin-fish, shell fish, seaweed and others as well as the farming practices carried out in many countries in the world

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

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

Promoting aquaculture in Namibia – Video

Video credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) Description: Kaulo Salushando and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed during an official harvesting that took place in Fonteintjie fish farm which is a governmental farm. The harvest was covered by media and attended by the minister and top officials as well as …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15603

Role of women in seaweed farming in Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Farida Mlaponi Mohamed (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Commercial seaweed farming started on Zanzibar (Unguja) Island in 1989 and expanded to Pemba Island and mainland Tanzania around 1994.  The seaweed strains of Kappaphycus were imported from the Philippines. Tanzania Seaweed farming in Tanzania started commercially in 1989 and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15595

Pond culture of African catfish in Togo

Photos’ credit: Sabi Asma (Togo)     Description: Sabi Asma and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to a conducted survey, two production systems do exist in Togo with extensive system (about 88%) that is carried out in earthen ponds and reservoirs, while the semi intensive system (about 12%) is practiced in tanks and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15592

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