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Cage culture of gilthead seabream and European seabass in the region of Leros Island (Greece)

Photo credit: Kyriakos Stamatiou (Greece) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Greece is currently the largest producer of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in the region producing more than 73,300 and 48600 tons of seabream and seabass respectively in 2013 (FAO). Similarly, Greece is …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13138

Cage culture of rainbow trout in Lake Tota (Colombia)

Photo credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Karen Sachica Cepeda and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Lake Tota with its 15,000-acre coverage is the largest lake in Colombia. The lake is located in the east of Boyacá department, inside the Province of Sugamuxi, and is the source of the Upia River which flows into the Orinoco River basin. Lake Tota …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=13126

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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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=12953

Cage culture of tilapia in River Nile in Egypt – Video

This video was filmed during October 2014 in the River Nile, Damietta region. Video credit: Willy Oviedo (Uruguay)       Typically, freshwater cages in Egypt has a surface area of 100m2 (10×10 m) with a depth of about 5 meters. Cage farmers gained enough experience in cage construction and management. The floats used in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=12845

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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Maintenance of cages in Lake Volta, Asuogyaman, (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)     As cage aquaculture continues to boom in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana, more and more people get employment in diverse fields. The insert shows a diver in a private cage farm in Lake Volta. His work primarily is to dive into the lake to check the conditions of the cages. This …

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Production of sturgeon caviar and meat in a commercial enterprise in Uruguay- Video

Video credit:Facundo Marquez (Estuario del Plata – Uruguay) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The enterprise has a production capacity of about 10 tons of caviar and 700 tons of sturgeon meat every year. The facility is located at the Rincón del Bonete Reservoir on the River Negro. The facility has land-based …

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Cage culture of sturgeon in Uruguay

Credit: Facundo Marquez (Estuario del Plata – Uruguay) Review: Facundo Marquez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The two photos show the river culture of sturgeon in cages in Uruguay. Cages used are square where each cage measures 6m x 6m x 3m depth. The three species/varieties of sturgeon are: …

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Tuna caught in Libya and grown in Italy

Photo credit with caption: Greenpeace Additional review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     This photo shows a tug towing a tuna cage between fishing grounds in Libya and tuna farms in Sicily, Italy. It may worth adding that the fattening of Bluefin tuna in Italy started in 2001 by a 4-cage …

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