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Red Sea Banner fish – Video

Video credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed at Ras Muhammad, Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) and is a small part of much longer video which was filmed is the premise of the British navy ship “Thistlegorm” which was built in …

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Mud crab (Distribution – introduction – description – feeding – reproduction)  

  Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Mud Crab (Scylla serrata) which is also called mangrove crab belongs to the family of swimming crabs (Portunidae). This is an economically important species of crabs and considered highly esteemed as food whereas the flesh from its claws and walking legs …

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Culture of mud crab in Asia

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Increased market demand as well as the price of mud crabs, coupled with dwindling wild stocks, resulted in great interest in mud crab aquaculture in many countries especially in Asia where crabs are at highest demand. Among the …

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Integrated rice-fish farming in Bangladesh

Photo credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Rice and fish have been an essential part of the life of Bangladeshi people from time immemorial. Due to the high birth rate, the demand for rice and fish in Bangladesh is constantly increasing each year. Bearing in …

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Cage culture of spiny lobster in Indonesia

Photo credit: Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The culture of spiny lobster (Palinuridae) in Indonesia has begun in “Lombok” in the early 2000s where the naturally settled “pueruli” are abundant. The production of spiny lobster to date is based mainly on naturally settled …

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Aggressive feeding outside water by catfish – Video

Video credit: Hai DO Xuan (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Source: www.fishconsult.org       This short video which was filmed in Vietnam shows how African catfish are temporarily leaving pond water trying aggressively to capture feed pellets which could be accidently dropped out of water. One can easily …

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Cage farming of grouper in Khanh Hoa, (Vietnam)

Photo credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Cage culture of grouper (Epinephelus sp.) in Vietnam has witnessed a rapid expansion throughout the 1990s in a number of provinces including Khanh Hoa in the south central of Vietnam whereas fixed and floating cages have been used. Grouper …

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Transporting of administering of fish feed in a cage farm in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)         The inserted photos belong to a cage farm in the Asuogyaman District, Ghana. The cage farmer uses a motorized local planked canoe of about 10m in length to cart feed to the farm. The farmer is the one sitting on his feed. The unfortunate thing is that such farmers …

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Feeding caged salmon – Video

Video credit and permitted by: The Scottish Salmon Company In this 1:30-min video, I would like to draw your attention to the monitoring system which allows the farm management to watch feeding activity in each cage and this would certainly help avoid overfeeding with its economics and environmental consequences.    

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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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