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Production and export of Chilean salmon

Photo credit: Gabriel Rubio (Chile)          Information and review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Production overview: The development of the Chilean salmon farming industry provides a model of by fast growth, high competitiveness and successful industry placing Chile in the second-largest salmon producer and exporter globally (after Norway). The remarkable development of Chilean salmon aquaculture has taken …

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Farming and trade of Chilean mussel, Mytilus chilensis in Chile

Photo credit: Gabriel Rubio Orellana (Chile)          Description and information: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Aquaculture development of Chilean mussel: The production of Chilean mussel, Mytilus chilensis from aquaculture has witnessed a significant increase over the past decade. According to FAO statistics, the quantity of Chilean mussel produced through aquaculture has risen from …

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Culture of microalgae as required for the nursing of North scallops (Chile)

Credit: Gabriel Salvo Parra (Chile) The two photos show the culture of the principal microalgae of the species Isochrysis galbanaa (clon T-Iso) and Nannochloropsis oculata as  required for the larval culture of north scallops (Argopecten purpuratus).     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 …

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Farming of salmon (Atlantic and coho) and rainbow trout in off-shore cages in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) These two photos illustrate models of off-shore cages. Such cages could be square with approximate dimension of 15-30 meter per side and circular cages with diameters that range from 15-30 meters. Depth of cages ranges from 10-30 meters. The principal species farmed in these cages are  Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, Coho …

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Cage farming of salmon (Atlantic, coho, king), or rainbow trout in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) The photo shows a model of cage farming in Chile. Depending on water bodies and quality, the principal species produced in cages in Chile are Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Monoculture is the only system practiced in cage farming in Chile. Note: …

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Merluza Austral and Sardine fishing boats (Chile)

Credit: Gabriel Salvo Parra (Chile) These fishing boats shown in the photos are for fisheries of Merluza Austral (Merluccius australis) or sardina (Sprattus fuegensis). 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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Sun-drying of seaweed (Chile)

Credit: Gabriel Salvo Parra (Chile) Seaweed is used to produce agar agar. The fisherman dries this seaweed in the sun and afterwards sells it in dry form. This region is a major location for seaweed collection and processing. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we …

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An artisanal fishing boat in Chile

Credit: Carolina Almonacid (Chile) This photo shows a type of fishing boat in Chile. The place is called Curamín that native language means “yellow stone”. 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 …

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