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Artificial reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) The photos show most of the artificial spawning of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Kunagura Ubworozi (Burundi). The typical practices of artificial catfish –whether shown in the photos or not- include the selection of broodstock, administration of the pituitary gland extract, ovulation and egg fertilization, incubation and hatching. If …

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Reproduction of African catfish in Burundi (in French) – a 27-min movie

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) Source: fishconsult.org The movie has been developed and owned by Kunagura Ubworozi (Burundi). This 27-minute movie includes the handling of African catfish broodstock, checking the sexual maturation, extraction of pituitary gland, adminstration of the pituitary gland extract, and the ovulation of female broodstock. The movie also presents the sacrificing of catfish …

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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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