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Tag: Clarias gariepinus

African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Brazil (Introduction and ecological impacts)- Video

Video credit:Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) African catfish, Clarias gariepinuswas introduced from Africa to Brazil for aquaculture in 1986. However, the meat of catfish was not accepted well among consumers and hence the farming of the species is limited and its commercial farming …

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Harvest of African catfish is not that easy – Video

Video Credit: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website)   The ability of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) to burrow in mud in addition to their slippery shape as well as their ability to move on their pectoral fins (walking catfish) makes their harvest in earthen pond …

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Kamutjonga Inland Fisheries Institute (KIFI), Namibia

Credit: Ndikwetepo Oiva (Namibia) Description: Ndikwetepo Oiva and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The Kamutjonga Inland Fisheries Institute is located in the Caprivi in Northern Namibia. This institute belongs to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The facility of the institute has been set to benefit the local economy and assist in improving the food …

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Fish trade and processing in the fishing camp along Roseires Reservoir, Sudan

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows a fishing camp on the premise of Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir).  In fishing camp, fishermen collect their fish and sell it as fresh fish to the traders. Fishermen also process other fish species especially African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) into dried fish; the latter is used in the …

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Feeding of African catfish juveniles grown in high density in Benin (Video)

Credit for the video: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and the video channel) The video was taken in a catfish farm in Benin. The high density of catfish is reflected in the dark cloud of fishing moving in the tank. Often, the African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) is raised …

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Hand-feeding of African catfish broodstock in Benin

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The video shows how peacefully the broodstock of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus repeatedly pick the feed pellets from the operator,s hand. We notice the tank has a net coverage to keep the catfish from jumping out of the tank.

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Dissecting a specimen of an African catfish male – Video

This 2-min video demonstrates the dissecting of a specimen of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus which was completed with the identification of main organs (liver, spleen, stomach, intestine, spleen, and bladder). The testes identified in the dissected match the male morphology of the specimen. On the dissecting plate there is a tilapia specimen which was already …

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Features of fish farming in Benin (facilities and species)

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The four photos show types of fish farming facilities that are commonly found in Benin. Earthen ponds are commonly found as represented by the farm photo which utilizes a modest water flow throughout the year.  The farm of concrete tanks is located in Torri Posseto province. Hapas are also used whether …

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Production of Nile tilapia and African catfish fingerlings at Richard-Toll station, Saint Louis, Senegal

Credit: Lo Oumy Seck (Senegal) This earthen pond belongs is a hatchery which in turn belongs to Richard-Toll station (Saint Louis) in the north of Senegal.  The station produces about 100,000 of 2-g fingerlings of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) every year. Moreover, fingerlings of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus are also produced.  While fry feeds mainly …

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Artificial reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) The photos show most of the artificial spawning of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Kunagura Ubworozi (Burundi). The typical practices of artificial catfish –whether shown in the photos or not- include the selection of broodstock, administration of the pituitary gland extract, ovulation and egg fertilization, incubation and hatching. If …

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