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Culture of all-male tilapia in Senegal

Photos’ credit: Jean-Marie Sambou (Senegal) Description: Jean Marie   and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos show the production and distribution of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings in Senegal. Typically, all-male tilapia is produced via hormonal treatment using 17-alpha methyl testosterone. The pictures have been taken in a private tilapia hatchery …

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Sex reversal of tilapia fry using male hormone in Benin

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The male hormone (17 alpha- methyl testosterone)  is dissolved in alcohol at the dose of 60 milligram per 500 ml of alcohol and then after the alcohol containing hormone is to be mixed with one kg of fry feed. Treated feed is dried in shade and could be stored in freezer …

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