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Pond Construction (Earth Work) – India (Video)

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) Pond construction by manual labour has been stopped. Earth work is undertaken by bulldozers and tractors. Bulldozers are used in the case of large scale excavations whereas tractors are used for the projects requiring the earth work not more than 200 ha generally. However, finishing work will …

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Pond construction and establishing a harvest ditch (Egypt) – Video

Credit of the video: El-Sadig Arbab Hagar (Sudan); description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Looking at the fish farm size in Egypt and so pond size, using the machinery in pond construction is the practical option. The intensification level of farming practices greatly influence the size of fish pond. A pond of a hectar or slightly …

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Checking the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in hapa system in Egypt (Video)

This video shows how the 2-person crew check the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in open hatchery system using hapas in earthen ponds. The crew are working at both sides of the spawning hapa. The gradually crowd tilapia broodstock to facilitate their handling. The intervals between checking depend on water temperature and target product whether fry …

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A Demonstration fish farm in Manibe (Uganda)

Credit: Enima Chris (Uganda) This photo shows grow out fish ponds located in Manibe sub country. The farm belongs to a fish farmer (Mr. Obedmoth Alfred) of Manibe. The farm is being used as demonstration site for fish farmers. There are a total of four grow-out earthen ponds of 25×30 m2 each. Ponds are stocked …

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Sampling of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in earthen ponds in Egypt (Video)

This video clip on sampling of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus shows clearly the morphological characteristics of a 300-400 g specimen of Nile tilapia especially the bands on the tail. Note: the credit of these video clips goes to colleagues who participated in aquaculture training courses organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). I …

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Final harvesting of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in earthen ponds in Egypt (Video)

This video shows the last batch harvest of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in a medium size earthen pond (about 1-ha). For quality aspects, fish producers try their best to carry out most of tilapia harvest in 30-40 cm-water depth. However, regardless the fishing gears, there will be always left over tilapia in earthen ponds and …

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Construction of a fish pond in Angola (in Spanish)

Credit: Fredy Konda (Angola) Construccion de estanques de engorda, em el proyecto experimental de piscultura de la provincia de Malange Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. This is expected and …

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Shrimp farming in square earthen ponds with aeration designed to create whirpool effect (Peru) – in Spanish

Credit: Victor Hugo Juarez Pena (Peru) Estanque para el cultivo de camarones de forma cuadrada con aireación para causar “efecto remolino” en el agua Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. …

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Compost enclosure in a fish pond (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photo shows a divider made of bamboo in an earthen fish pond whereas organic fertilization is practiced. The divider creates a compost enclosure, where the farmer puts organic fertilizers regularly renewable; this divider prevents the spread of manure in pond water because the compost enclosure is installed in the water …

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Gravel filter in earthen fish pond (Egypt)

Mechanisms used in filtering water will depend on potential usage of water. This photo shows a type of gravel filters whereas filtered water is used in tilapia hatchery as well as for landscaping. This filter is located in 1000-m2 earthen pond. The filter is established above concrete base. The outer dimension of the filter is …

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