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Artificial reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) – Egg stripping (Video)

Credit for the clip: Samuel Simon Zigizo (South Sudan) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows the stripping of a female of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. This practice takes place in artificial reproduction of the species and should be followed by artificial fertilization using testes taken from a sacrificed male. We are able to see …

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Artificial fertilization of the eggs of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

Credit for the video: Emmanuel Ohene Marfo (Ghana)   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Such as the case with silurid fishes, it is almost impossible to hand strip the sperm from the male of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Therefore and as seen in this video, testes of a sacrificed male are used for the artificial fertilization of catfish eggs. Testes …

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Locating and extracting the pituitary gland of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

The pituitary gland extract is used in inducing the reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). In order for the pituitary extract to be effective, donor fish should be sexually mature whether male or female. Also, the extraction of pituitary gland is preferred to be close to or within the spawning season. From practical views, extracting the …

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Traditional facility for seed production of catfish species (Clarias sp.) in Indonesia

Credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia) This photo shows a hatchery facility for African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and others Clarias species. Usually is such facility, natural spawning is practiced. In general, the growing aquaculture activities of African catfish (hatching and farming) reflect the high consumption demand on these species in Indonesia. Many restaurants offer catfish in their …

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Intensive cage farming of Nile tilapia and African catfish in Lake Chad (in French)

This project proposal has been developed by a working group who participated in Fish Culture Development training course in 2011 under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal. The main focus of this project proposal is cage farming of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), and African catfish (Clarias sp.) in Lake Chad. The document included the …

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A Demonstration fish farm in Manibe (Uganda)

Credit: Enima Chris (Uganda) This photo shows grow out fish ponds located in Manibe sub country. The farm belongs to a fish farmer (Mr. Obedmoth Alfred) of Manibe. The farm is being used as demonstration site for fish farmers. There are a total of four grow-out earthen ponds of 25×30 m2 each. Ponds are stocked …

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Establishment of commercial catfish and tilapia farm in Karu, Nasarawa (Nigeria)

This project proposal has been developed by a team who participated in Fish Culture Development training course in 2011. Developers recommended Kuchikau, Karu, (Nasarawa) to be the place of this project. The project proposal reviewed the status of fish production and consumption in Nigeria concluding the need for more aquaculture development in Nigeria. The team has chosen African …

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Artificial spawnining of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (hormonal injection) – Video)

The video shows the injection of an African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female. You may notice the small-medium size of female broodstock, the place of injection (dorsal part) and covering fish eyes as a means of calming. Anesthesia may be required especially in larger broodstock. Note: the credit of these video clips goes to colleagues who …

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Ovulation of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female

The photo shows egg stripping which is a phase of the induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This female has been induced for spawning using the pituitary gland extract. The photo shows the egg stripping after the ovulation. Note how eggs are free flowing without clumps or blood. Eggs are obtained through stripping using soft …

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Hatchery establishment for African catfish fry production in mukono district, Uganda

The current project targets the production of African catfish fingerlings starting by 850,000 and increasing in subsequent years. The project which will be located in Mukono district (Uganda) has identified the key physical requirements of land and equipment as well as human resources. Marketing strategy as planned ensures a continous supply of catfish fingerlings throughout …

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