Development of cage fish farming in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)

Cages are the fastest developing and most widely used aquaculture facility in Ghana; with its emergence coming along with different technologies and materials.

The picture shows cages under construction. The sizes are 6m×6m×6m. These are mostly constructed by the farmers themselves or cage construction teams. Usually used materials include galvanized pipes, plastic drums and nets specifically made for such purposes.

However, the inserted picture shows galvanized pipes and plastic drums which is now the main material used as floats in cage construction in Ghana.

Cage fish farming in Ghana



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