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Category: Aquaculture

This collection of photos includes various farmed species of fin-fish, shell fish, seaweed and others as well as the farming practices carried out in many countries in the world

Feeding Pangasius catfish in Vietnam (Video)

Video credit: Mohamed Aaty (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Pangasius (Pangasius bocourti) is a species of catfish in the family Pangasiidae. The species is native to the Mekong basin. These fish are important food fish with an international market. They are often labelled in North America and Australia as “basa fish”, tra, “swai”, “bocourti”, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15365

Culture of African catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The sources of animal protein in Sudan are largely dominated by red meat.  In regard to fish and according to the latest FAO statistics, the per capita fish consumption from fish falls below 1.5 kg/year. However, there is a growing …

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Developing shrimp populations resistant to white spot virus in Colombia

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The facility shown in the inserted picture belongs to the Corporación Centro de Investigación de la Acuacultura de Colombia (Colombian Aquaculture Research Center, CENIACUA) located in Punta Canoa, Bolívar Department, Colombia. A selective-breeding program to develop resistant populations of white-leg shrimp …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15359

Promoting integrated fish farming with chicken and vegetables in Burundi

Photos’ credit: Jean Marie Manirambona (Burundi)  Description: Jean Marie Maniranbona  and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The integrated farming has been usually adopted for the purpose of minimizing wastes from the various farm systems through the use of such wastes and by-products whenever appropriate to improve the farm productivity and in the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15353

Eel farming in Indonesia – Video

Video credit: Dian Tugu Warsito Taufik (Indonesia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The first eel farm in Indonesia was established in 2009. The inserted video shows the eel stock upon their feeding in an earthen pond. As shown in the video, the feed provided is of a paste type made …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15347

Biological recycling of pond weeds in fish farms

Photo credit: Mustafa Koweka (Syria) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photo shows a group of cattle while grazing weeds grown on the dykes of fish ponds. The shown practice is a type of biological control of unwanted plants in fish ponds in which cattle acquire a part of their daily …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15340

Feeding meagre in earthen ponds in Damietta (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This video was filmed during a field visit by Fish Culture Development training course. The marine fish farm is located in Damietta; the main region for the farming of meagre (Argyrosomus regius). The development of meagre aquaculture in Egypt …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15336

Cage culture of tilapia in Ghana

Photos’ credit: Francis Xedagbui (Ghana) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the harvest of caged tilapia and show also a group of women while processing (gutting) the harvested fish in a nearby boat. In fact, the owner of the cages (Francis), participated in a 3-month training course held …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15329

African catfish farming in Tanzania (Video)

This video was filmed during my visit along with Tanzanian colleagues to a fish farm located in Kibisho. The visit took place during September 2018. The present video shows a farm component related to the culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) whereas catfish broodstock are maintained in outdoor concrete tanks. There are hatcheries for tilapia …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15323

Promoting the integration of agricultural crops with aquaculture in Madagascar

Photos’ credit: Marcel Jean Adavelo (Madagascar) – Review: Marcel Jean Adavelo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show different models of integration between tilapia-based fish farming and different agriculture systems including –as shown in the pictures- vegetables, corn, gardens and others. Typically, proper integration enhances the productivity whether in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=15315

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