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Culture of Nile tilapia in integration with poultry in Kisarawe, Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The two photos show fish ponds which are privately owned and located in Kisarawe district coastal Region, Tanzania. There are eight ponds of 20 x 25 meters each. Ponds are stocked with Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The buildings shown in the photos is are chicken houses in which chicken are grown …

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Culture of Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus in Egypt: Pond preparation prior to stocking (1 out of 6) – in Arabic

Credit: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO), Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal   توضح الصور عملية رئيسية يتم إجراؤها أثناء تجهيز حوض ترابى قبل تخزينه بيوافع الجمبرى الهندى الأبيض Penaeus indicus.  فى هذه المرحلة من إعداد الحوض، يتم استخدام محلول الكلور بالتركيز المناسب حيث يتم استخدام المحلول فى تجمعات المياه وفى أية مناطق يحتمل وجود …

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Culture of Indian white shrimp in Egypt: harvesting and post-harvesting (6 out of 6) in Arabic

Credit for the photos and information providing: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO)- Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal   فى حالة ممارسة الحصاد الكامل للجمبرى، فإنه غالبا  ما يتم ذلك فى شهر نوفمبر بفرض أن متوسط الوزن المأمول للجمبرى قد تحقق. ونظرا لأن الجمبرى الهندى الأبيض ليس من أنواع الجمبرى الدافنة، فإن الحصاد يتم عادة فى …

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Culture of Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus in Egypt: Harvest and post-harvest (6 out of 6)

Credit for the photos and information providing: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO)- Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal When the full harvest is the scenario adopted, shrimp harvest takes place around November assuming the targeted size has been attained. Because the Indian white shrimp is not a burrowing species, the harvest usually starts early in the …

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Culture of Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus in Egypt: Pond preparation prior to stocking (1 out of 6)

Credit: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry, ACO, Egypt The photos show an important process in the preparation of an earthen pond prior to the stocking of the juveniles of Indian white prawn, Penaeus indicus. In this phase of preparation, chlorine solution of effective strength is applied to water bodies left after draining and to any …

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Snakes in fish ponds (impacts and preventive measures)

Snakes are considered a problem for some fish ponds especially the earthen and open ponds. Snakes around or inside fish ponds could be venomous or non-venomous water snakes whereas the later ones are more common. Even though, water snakes feed mainly on frogs, but they can also prey on fish. The field observations suggest that …

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Feeding rings in earthen ponds

The idea of feeding ring is to confine the floating pellets within the zone of the feeding ring. This will enable watching the fish while feeding and in the same time keeping the feed from spreading over the entire surface of the pond water or being drifted by wind action to the dikes where fish …

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Hatchery-produced tilapia seed in Guatemala – Video

Credit video: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal  and   Manuel Cano Alfaro The video has been taken in one of the few tilapia hatcheries in Guatemala. This particular hatchery provides tilapia fingerlings in the coastal area. The video shows the hatchery facilities including earthen ponds, metal tanks and concrete tanks. The sampling of …

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Sampling of subsurface water in fish ponds

This 2-slide bite explains the sampling of subsurface water in a fish pond.The water sampler has been covered and illustrated and so the procedures in obtaining water samples at a specified water depth in an earthen pond. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Sampling-of-subsurface-water-in-fish-ponds.pdf”]  

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Fencing fish ponds in Benin

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photo shows the fencing of fish ponds using nets and bamboo sticks. The purpose is to prevent the entry of unwanted animals especially snakes and birds.  

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