Tag: Peru

Culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas  in floating cages in Lake Imiria, Peru

Photos’ credit: Fred Chu-Koo via Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The large demand on “Paiche” in Peurvian and international markets encouraged the farming initiative of the species especially in the light of its excellent characteristics including its high growth rate, no intramuscular spines, and tolerance to …

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Marketing of dried fish in the market of Santa Rosa, Lambayeque (Perù)

Credit: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) One of the photos shows dried specimens of three species that are namely guitara (Rhinobatos planiceps), raya (Myliobatis peruvianus), and doncella (Hemanthias signifier). In the right bottom corner, fresh doncella is displayed. The second photo shows only dried guitara. Dried fish is popular in Peru especially those for some marine fish. …

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Mangrove restoration in Peru

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The ecological values and functions of mangrove in most tropical countries have been recognized and documented. These highly productive ecosystems provide habitats for a great diversity of animals and plants. In addition they represent an important and natural form of coastal …

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Water quality management of trout production units in Peru

Credit: Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru) The culture of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Peru contributes to the national fish production as well as in the export. Trout farming is done at altitude in excess of 3500 m altitude; although the lower altitude of 2000 m may suit their farming better. The two photos show a …

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Sistemas de cultivo de abanico (Argopecten purpuratus) en Perú – in Spanish

Credit: David Mendoza Ramirez (Peru) Desarrollado a lo largo del litoral peruano, empleando principalmente sistemas suspendidos (Long Line). Los niveles de producción de estas especies son de mayor escala (mayores a 50 TM/año). El principal destino de comercialización es el mercado internacional. Su principal desventaja consiste en una fuerte dependencia de las condiciones ambientales para …

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Culture systems of Peruvian scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) in Peru

Credit: David Mendoza Ramirez (Peru) The culture of Peruvian scallop has developed along the Peruvian coast, mainly systems using suspended (Long Line). Production levels of this species are larger scale (greater than 50 tons/year). The main target market of the scallop is the international market. The main disadvantage of this system lies in its dependence on …

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Artificial reproduction of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Peru

Credit:  Oscar  Del Valle  Ayala  via Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) The photos shown are related to the reproduction of rainbow trout, in Peru. The reproduction process includes the selection of broodstock, egg stripping from female and then mixing the sperm collected from males in the fertilization process before incubating fertilized eggs until hatching.    

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Cage farming of red tilapia in Peru

Credit: Carlos Calderón Deza Via: Wilder Rodriguez Arteaga (Peru)   This photo shows cage farming of red tilapia in Peru during either fry nursing or fattening. During fry nursing, balanced feed of 30 and 45% protein content is offered at 10-12% of fish biomass/day. During the fattening phase, fish are stocked at densities that range …

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Características del Lago Titicaca, Perú (in Spanish)

Credit: Oscar  Del Valle  Ayala via Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) This single-slide bite addresses -in Spanish- the characteristics of Lake Titicaca (Peru). The available information includes:  Volume, elevation, depth (average and maximum), length and width. The information is supported by a map and a photo. http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Lake-Titicaca-Peru.pdf

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Amazonía peruana. fondo de pesca (in Spanish)

Credit: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) Su población tiene la mayor tasa de consumo per cápita de pescado en Perú (~20 kg/año) Más de 200 especies son usadas como fuentes de proteína pero solo ~50 son vendidas en los mercados locales. Las especies más explotadas para la acuicultura incluyen: Piaractus brachipomus “paco” – Prochilodus nigricans “boquichico” …

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