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Small-scale aquaculture in Rural Development (Features- Models- Promotion)

This lecture was delivered during November, 2014 in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This lecture focuses on small-scale aquaculture in rural development. The handling highlights the  features of rural societies especially in regard to aquaculture and criteria of appropriate fish species …

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Promoting cage aquaculture in Lake Victoria (Uganda)

Credit: Stella Nabayunga Walugembe (Uganda) Early in 2012, a joint Uganda – China 3-year pilot project on cage farming in Lake Victoria has launched. The fish cage demonstration shown in the inserted picture is located in Lake Victoria, Jinja and is affiliated and managed by The National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI). The management of …

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Cage culture of seabass (Lates calcarifer) in Phang-nga (Thailand)

Photos’ credit: Narin Songseechan (Thailand) Review: Narin Songseechan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The cage culture of seabass (Lates calcarifer) is popular in the southern and eastern coastal waters of Thailand. Cages shown in the inserted picture are located in Phang-nga Province, southern of Thailand. Cages are usually square with a …

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Eco-friendly commercial cage tilapia farm in Temenggor Lake, Malaysia

Credit: Vui Kien Liew (Malaysia) Review: Vui Kien Liew and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos have been taken in a state-of-art commercial cage farm for tilapia. The farm was set up in 2008 as an eco-friendly aquaculture facility and operates within an Industrial Aquaculture Zone in Temenggor Lake in …

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How to harvest European seabass from off-shore cages in Spain- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) The video shows the process of the harvesting of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) grown in off-shore cages in Spain. The first part of the video shows the crowding of harvested fish while the last part of the video …

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Value chain of fish harvest from cage farms in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) One of the pictures shows fish farmers bringing the harvested fish from their cages using a local planked canoe of about 6-m in length. The cage farms (seen behind the canoes) are located in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana where aquaculture is relatively predominant. The second photo shows carrying harvested fish to be …

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Culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas  in floating cages in Lake Imiria, Peru

Photos’ credit: Fred Chu-Koo via Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The large demand on “Paiche” in Peurvian and international markets encouraged the farming initiative of the species especially in the light of its excellent characteristics including its high growth rate, no intramuscular spines, and tolerance to …

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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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A 1000-ton seabass off-shore cage farm in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The cage shown in the photo is a unit of a cage farm suited in Black Sea (Turkey). The water depth at this location is about 50 meters. The cage diameter is 30 meters with a volume of approximately 10,000 m3. Fish biomass of each cage is about 110-130 tons. The …

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Feeding caged bluefin tuna with small fishes – a debatable issue (Video)

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Typically, the fattening of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is done in sea cages. The tuna is caught by purse seiners in the Mediterranean and the ones that are targeted for fattening are taken to cages in …

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