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Development of freshwater aquaculture in Myanmar

Credit: Zaw Zaw Htwe (Myanmar) Myanmar’s fish culture has started in 1953 with imported Tilapia mossambica. By 1988, there were only 2550 hectares of fish ponds in the whole country. As fish was realized to be the stable diet for the people and one of the potential industry in the national economy of Myanmar, the State Peace …

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A governmental fish seed farm in Meghalaya (India)

Credit: Nantinora Kharbuli (India) The photo shows a small Governmental Fish seed Farm. It is a small Fish seed farm situated at the heart of the city and lying adjacent to the office of the head quarter of the Fishery Department of the State of Meghalaya. The farm is producing only common carp fish seed. The …

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Distribution of subsidized fish seeds (India)

Credit: Nantinora Kharbuli (India) This photo shows the distribution of subsidized fish seeds under the Scheme- Marketing and Transport of Fish and Fish Seeds in which the farmers are paying 50%  of the actual costs of fish seeds. The Government has formulated the scheme in order to popularize fish culture in the state and to further …

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Fishery resources of Umiam Lake, Meghalaya, (India)

Credit: Nantinora Kharbuli (India) This is a small Reservoir in the state of Meghalaya, India . The water area of the reservoir is 500 hectares and its main purpose is to generate electricity. It is situated on the North Eastern part of India and is one of the tourist spots of the state .It is about …

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The introduction of Anchor worm (Lernaea sp.) accompanying introduced common carp (Cyprinus carpio) into Egypt

Anchor worm (Lernaea sp.) is an example of introduced parasites which accompany exotic fish species. In Egypt, Larnaea was not known before the introduction of the broodstock of common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Afterwards, Chines carps (silver carp, bighead carp and grass carp) good also infected. Hatcheries which keep carp broodstock usually carry out the appropriate …

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Key introduced fish species in Dominican Republic

Credit: Rafael A. Perez Ovalle (Dominican Republic) During 60s and 70s, several fish species were introduced for aquaculture in Dominican Republic. These include, largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), common carp (Cyprinus carpio), three tilapia species (Oreochromis niloticus, O. plateada and O. rendalli), and crawfish (Procambarus clarke).  The photo shows largemouth bass. Note: We decided not to watermark the …

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Commercial aquaculture (cages and ponds) in Malawi

Credit: Gaves Mulaleya (Malawi) In addition to the small-scale aquaculture which is the common type of aquaculture in Malawi, there are two middle/large-scale fish farms that have started in 2004 as shown in the two photos. The first is a cage farm in Lake Malawi while the second is a land-based semi-intensive pond culture in …

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A state fish hatchery for common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and black catfish (Rhamdia quelen) in Uruguay

Credit: Alejandro Perretta (Uruguay) These photos show the only state fish hatchery for the production of common carp and black catfish in Uruguay. The hatchery is located in the north in a small village called “Villa Constitución” in “Departamento de Salto” (Salto province). The mandate of the hatchery is to supply seeds of common carp …

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A Demonstration fish farm in Manibe (Uganda)

Credit: Enima Chris (Uganda) This photo shows grow out fish ponds located in Manibe sub country. The farm belongs to a fish farmer (Mr. Obedmoth Alfred) of Manibe. The farm is being used as demonstration site for fish farmers. There are a total of four grow-out earthen ponds of 25×30 m2 each. Ponds are stocked …

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Small-scale aquaponic pilot project in Colombia

Credit: Edwin Gomez (Colombia); Edwin_biologia@yahoo.com Aquaponic is the integration of hydroponic plant production into recirculating aquaculture systems. These photos show an experimental project for a small-scale aquaponic system in a greenhouse in Colombia. This system is simple in regard to construction, cleaning and management. Results are encouraging towards potential applications in rural communities especially in …

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