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Recirculated tunnel tilapia culture in Grahamstown, South Africa

Credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa)         This tunnel grow-out tilapia farm is located in Grahamstown, South Africa. Red tilapia (O. mossambicus is the fish grown in this farm). Each greenhouse measures 46×8 meters. There are 20 tanks under the greenhouse of 7000 l each; water depth in the tanks …

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California spiny lobster displayed live at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA – (Video)

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014. Based on a quick tour in the market, and compared to whole fish display, this lobster is the most expensive item in all displays as the price during the day of the …

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Cage farming of Pangasius in Vietnam – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel)   Viet Nam is by far the world’s largest producer of Pangasius with a production that exceeds  1.2 million tons in 2013, with annual export turnover of at least US$ 2 billion.  Two Pangasius species are …

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Cage culture of Asian seabass (Lates Calcarifer) in Thailand

Credit: Narin Songseechan (Thailand) The photos show small to medium-size cage farming of Asian seabass (Lates Calcarifer) in Thailand. The shown cages are placed in Khlong Koh Kui; Phuket province. The cage dimensions are 3×3.5 m with a depth of 1.5 m. Fish fingerlings are obtained from fish hatcheries (governmental). Fish are mainly fed on trash …

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Reproduction and grow-out of bullfrogs in Brazil – 31 min Video

Video provided by: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video has been filmed in a frog culture facility in Brazil. The video covers all phases of frog culture starting with some key biological information such as temperature tolerance (15-30 centigrade) and ideal temperature 26-28 centigrade. …

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Assessment of feed consumption and shrimp condition in earthen ponds in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen – Egypt Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a shrimp pond in Vietnam. It seems from the aeration system that the pond is managed at intensive level. Because the high cost of shrimp feed, efforts are spent to minimize the …

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Livelihoods and cage farming of Nile tilapia in Lake Volta (Ghana)

Credit:Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The insert shows a fish farmer in a local canoe while feeding his caged fish in Lake Volta. The cages shown in the photo are located in Asuogyaman District of Ghana. As almost all cage activity in Ghana, Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the favorite species. This particular farm consists of 4 …

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Bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum (Distribution – feeding – reproduction)- Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed at in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum, is a marine species that belongs to the wrasse family (Labridae). The species is also known as bluehead wrasse …

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Parrotfish (Description, habitats, feeding, life cycle, utilization)

This model photo was taken in the Sea World, San Diego, USA Introduction: Parrotfishes are a group of about 80- 90 identified species of fishes which are now often considered a subfamily (Scarinae) of the wrasses to which they are close relatives. Parrot fish are abundant in and around the tropical reefs of all the world’s oceans. …

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Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis (Distribution – biology – utilization – threats)

Photo credit: Sharmala Naidoo (South Africa)  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) Introduction: Cuttlefish are sea molluscs that belong to the order Sepiida and to the Cephalopoda class. The photo that shows a specimen of “Pharaoh Cuttlefish” was taken at Sahar landing site, the Sultanate of Oman. The pharaoh cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is a large cuttlefish species that …

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