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Construction and management of a typical fish farm in Burundi

Photo credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa) Review: Nick James and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows an earthen fish pond under construction which is located near Bujumbura, Burundi. The average size of the pond in this private farm is 0.5 ha while …

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Tilapia aquaculture in Burundi (in French) – Video

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi)   This video belongs to the “Direction du Centre National de Developpement de l’aquaculture et de la Peche Artisanala”- CNDAPA. The video is mainly on-dike lecture with the facilities of the station in the background and. The video contents reach in full the French speakers. However, being English speaker myself, I was …

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Description and management of a fish farm in Bela Vista, Maputo (Mozambique)

Credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa)   The photo shows a fish farm located at Bela Vista 42km south of Maputo on Rio Maputo (Mozambique). The farm consists of 26 of flooded half-hectare ponds, while many more are under construction. It took three years since starting the construction and getting into production. The farm …

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Water quality analysis in a Bolivian fish pond – Video (in Spanish)

Video submitted by: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video clip presented very quickly the water quality practices in an earthen pond. Even though, the language of the video Spanish, the contents are easy to follow. The main components shown in the clip are pond …

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Liming fish ponds

This 4-slide information bite addresses the liming of fish ponds including the different purposes of liming as well as types of lime and criteria of each lime form. The applications of lime has been addressed and supported by photos. Determining the quantity and need through analysis has been also covered. http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Liming-fish-ponds.pdf

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Aerating earthen fish ponds using tubing technology in Pakistan  

Credit: Muhammad Shahid Iqbal (Tawakkal)- Pakistan The pond shown in the photo has an acreage of 2.5 acres. The aeration in such system depends on fresh air that is pushed into the pipes by an electricity-operated blower and it comes out in small bubbles through aero-tubes that are fixed at pond bottom. The fish stocked in …

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Harvest of African catfish is not that easy – Video

Video Credit: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website)   The ability of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) to burrow in mud in addition to their slippery shape as well as their ability to move on their pectoral fins (walking catfish) makes their harvest in earthen pond …

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Experimental polyculture of tilapia in shrimp ponds in Thailand

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) The photo shows an earthen shrimp pond in which tilapia cages are installed. The aerators in the pond indicate the intensification level of pond management. This experimental operation is carried out at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The key outcomes of this operation show > 90% as survival rates. The …

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Locally produced and imported fingerlings of European seabass in Egypt – Video

The video which was filmed in a commercial marine fish farm in Egypt shows the feeding of the fingerlings of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) while nursed in an earthen pond. This particular farm imported the fingerlings of seabass from Tunisia (along with the fingerlings of gilthead seabream). Upon the arrival to the farm, the average …

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Use of air injectors in a marine fish farm in Egypt – Video

This video was filmed in a large marine fish farm in Egypt. during May 2014. The key species in the farm are gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and meagre (Argyrosomus regius). The relationship between the capacity of the air injector and fish biomass has been established by the farm as a 3-hp …

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