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Tag: tilapia

Risk of excessive crowding of fish fry

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows an excessive crowding of tilapia fry. The crowding condition is not unique and is commonly witnessed in hatcheries and done for easy scooping and bagging. It is commonly believed that because of the short crowding period, no harm to handled fish is …

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Tilapia zillii – unwanted in fish ponds but highly demanded in markets in Egypt

Photo credit: Suzan Alfred and Mekki Zakaria (Sudan) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a batch of fish ready for the market. The traditional basket has mainly two fish groups; soles and green tilapia (Tilapia zillii). Whether caught from natural resources such as lakes (like the attached …

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Removing the premaxilla of tilapia males

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The removal of the premaxilla of bone of the upper lip of tilapia males goes back to the late 1970s. The purpose of such practice is to reduce the aggressive behavior of tilapia males and hence reduce the possible injuries and/or mortality of females during the …

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Natural spawning of tilapia in Madagascar using a simple practice

Photo credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As shown in the attached picture, the spawning tilapia pond is separated by a net with appropriate mesh size that retains the broodstock in a part of the pond while allows the produced fry and …

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Biofloc technology in red tilapia culture in Colombia (Video)

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Description:  Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in a red tilapia farm which uses biofloc technology. The farm is located in Zulia Notre de Santander (Colombia). The farm receives its water from a rain water reservoir. The management …

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Integrated poultry-tilapia in Togo

Photos credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website).  The inserted pictures are taken in fish farms in Togo. As typically practiced, the inserted pictures show the integration between tilapia cultured in earthen ponds and poultry grown in chicken house. The fallen manure as well as the uneaten chicken feed enrich the natural food underneath in …

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Production of all-male Nile tilapia fingerlings in Brazil – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) – Description: Elsadig Arbab and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The hatchery shown in the video is located in Toledo, San Jose (Brazil). This particular hatchery is a component of an aquaculture project that consists of around 1000 of small volume/high density cages (SVHD cages) of …

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Dispersal of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines)

Photo credit: Rex Vargas (Philippines)       Description: Rex Vargas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the stocking of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines). The lake is one of three lakes located in South Cotabato in Lake Sebu town. The Lake with its 24-ha size is the smallest of …

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Intensive tank culture of tilapia in Tanzania (Video)

Video credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania)  – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The vigorous feeding of tilapia as shown in the present video indicates the high density of stocked fish in the tank. The video also shows that the feed provided has been -most likely- mixed on the farm. Regarding the …

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Small-scale aquaculture in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia)

Photo credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show the harvest of a small fish farm located in Otjozondjupa Region (Namibia). Based on official publications, the fish farmers in the Otjozondjupa region who are mostly private individuals who are culturing fish for subsistence or recreational …

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