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Cage farming of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Burera, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The two photos show the cage farming of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Burera, Rwanda. The lake is found in the Northern part of Rwanda, near the volcanic mountains. Farmed fish in the cages are regularly sampled and inspected. Fish are fed with commercial feed that …

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Cage farming of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) in Rayaan Depressions, Egypt (Video)

Credit: Course participants in EICA/JICA training course (2011) Cage farming of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) has been tried recently in Rayaan Depressions in Egypt. The water salinity of the depressions is steadily increasing due to evaporation making the system suitable to marine cages. The stocked fingerlings are produced in private marine hatcheries while the …

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Cage farming of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Dogodogo, Burundi

Credit: Alain Manirambona (Burundi) The first floating cage in Burundi was installed in April 2012 in the lake Dogodogo, Cibitoke province. This cage is 6×6 m, and has 4 compartments. The juveniles of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus have been stocked  in the cage. The first picture shows the cage during assembling near the beach, the next shows …

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Harvesting of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus from Busa Dam, Ghana

Credit: Grace Charway (Ghana) This photo shows the harvesting of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus from the Busa dam with a surface area of 5.0 ha in the Wa Municipal district of the Upper West Region, Ghana, from cages. This is the first cage to be mounted in the three Northern Region under the Food Security and …

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Fouling of tilapia cages in Rayaan Depressions, Fayoum, Egypt (Video)

The video which has been taken in Rayaan Depression in Fayoum, Egypt. Cage farming has been banned in River Nile while some cages have been licensed for practicing in Rayaan depression for Nile tilapia farming. The video shows several piles of fouling aquatic plants. The periodic maintenance of cages is necessary in order to maintain …

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Tilapia cages in Rayaan Depressions, Fayoum (Egypt) – Video

This video shows a unit of cages located in Rayaan Depression, Fayoum, Egypt. Demand feeders are commonly used in cages. As we see in the video, demand feeders are covered to avoid feed loss by birds.

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Cage farming of Chitralada strain of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Brazil

Credit for photos and breif description: Bamu Ngong (Cameroon); detailed description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Floating cages have become the most popular system for rearing tilapia in Brazil in areas with good water quality and suitable flushing rates whereas rapid water exchange and enough water depth are secured. In addition to large cages, small volume and high …

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Marine aquaculture is a success story in Greece

Credit: George Triantaphyllidis, LAMANS (Greece) This paper started with the background of marine aquaculture development in Greece starting in the early 1980s whereas the first hatcheries supplied the first fingerlings for on-growing in cage farms. In this part, the linkage between the EU strategy and the development of mariculture in Greece has been highlighted. Also, the …

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Cage farming of ornate lobster, Panulirus ornatus in Indonesia

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The photo shows a specimen of ornate lobster, Panulirus ornatus grown in cage near Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The farming of ornate lobster is considered one of the most valuable aquaculture activities in coastal zones. The nature is the only source of ornate lobster seeds as required for aquaculture. Note: We decided not …

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A cage farm for European seabass and gilthead seabream in Western Greece

Credit: George Triantaphyllidis (Lamans, Greece) This photo shows a cage farm in western Greece. In fish farming of seabass and seabream in sea cages stocking density is between 20-30 kilos/m3 and leads to the production of marketable size fish (300-450 gr) in 14-17 months Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not …

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