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Culture of whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit: Ayman Ammar (Egypt) The photos were photographed in a commercial shrimp farm in Thailand. You may see the action of checking the feeding activity of shrimp and whether the feed placed in the feeding tray shown in the photo was totally consumed or if there is a left-over feed. While checking the status of …

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Un enclos piscicole au Bénin

Credit: Ignace Gohoun and Corneille Wantofio (Benin) Un enclos piscicole est une pièce d’eau délimitée par des piquets en bois ou tout autre matériaux entouré d’un filet de à petite maille. La partie inférieure du filet est enfoncée dans le sol pour empêcher les poissons de fuir par le bas. La partie supérieure dépasse largement le niveau …

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Collection of sand crabs in Thailand (facts – collection – consumption)

Credit for the photo and the essential information: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review:  Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the site founder) The sand crab or mole crab which are known as “Hippoids” belong to the super family “Hippoidea”. These small crabs of 1-5 cm in size are adopted to burrow into sandy beaches near the water throughout …

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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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Daphnia (Characteristics, feeding, reproduction, reactions to environmental stress)

Photo credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This specimen of Daphnia belonged to the fauna of Lake Amatitlan, Guatemala Introduction: Daphnia is a large genus comprising over 200 species of small freshwater crustaceans that belong to the family Daphniidae and the order “Cladocera”. These small crustaceans of 1–5 millimeters in length are commonly …

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Culture of variety of fish species in off-shore cages and feeding systems

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The photos shows typical off-shore cages use to grow variety of fish species including gilthead seabream, European seabass, trout, meagre, carp, tilapia, and sturgeon. As expected, cage productivity and growing seasons should vary according to farmed species whereas average productivity could be 10-12 kg/m3 for seabream, seabass and trout increasing to …

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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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Culture of Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus in Egypt: Grow-out/feeding (4 out of 6)- in Arabic

Credit for the photos and information providing: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO)- Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal لأن الأعلاف المتخصصة للجمبرى مرتفعة السعر خاصة وأنها مستوردة، فإن إجراءات إدارة الحوض تستهدف دائما فقد الأعلاف  التى يمكن أن تنتج عن الإفراط فى التغذية وفى نفس الوقت تقدم كمية الغذاء التى تحقق أفضل معدلات النمو. فى الحوض …

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Culture of Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus in Egypt: Grow-out/feeding (4 out of 6)

Credit for the photos and information providing: Sherif Sadek and Mohamed Sabry (ACO)- Egypt Reporting: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Because the specialized shrimp feed is expensive especially when the feed used is imported, efforts are spent to minimize the feed waste caused by overfeeding and in the same time provide the proper quantity of feed for best …

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Use of locally-made demand feeders in fish ponds in Benin – Video

Credit for the video: Ismael Radwan (Egypt)     Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The video shows a locally made demand feeder used in an earthen pond in Benin. The feeder has a handle that allows pulling the feeder towards the pond dike for checking and filling before pushing it back to the feeding area in tilapia …

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