Tag: Cyprinus carpio

Use “kakabans” in pond spawning of common carp in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) It is quite common fish farmers may adopt natural or semi-natural (or semi-artificial) spawning systems as long as found technically and economically feasible.  The inserted photo presents an example of the pond spawning of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in …

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Stimulating the natural environmental conditions for the spawning of common carp using Dubisch method

The credit of the figure: FAO, the artificial propagation of warm-water finfishes Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The Dubisch method was named after Thomas Dubisch, the fishery inspector who introduced this system which has been used afterwards based on its practically, efficiency, and cost. The Dubisch method includes facilities, fish and management. The key facility …

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Culture and marketing of baby fish for food – a booming initiative in Indonesia

Credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia) The photo shows neatly packed small common carp, Cyprinus carpio. The marketing of baby carps has boomed in Indonesia for variety of reasons. The size shown in the photo is attained after 30-45 days from fry size. The demand on this small size fish is high in restaurants especially in west …

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Hatchery produced seeds of common carp and grass carp in Mexico

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) This photo shows the transportation of fingerlings of common carp, Cyprinus carpio and grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella from a hatchery to a grow-out fish farm in Mexico.

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Egyptian aquaculture (historic information – development – practices – productivity)

The significant development of Egyptian aquaculture in the present goes back to 1980s/1990s. Among the major events which took place during the early development was capacity building as represented in a 6-month training course which was conducted on El Zawya fish farm, Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt in 1980. The 21 participants enrolled in this …

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Smoking trial of common carp, Cyprinus carpio in Egypt

Source: www.fishconsult.org Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)           Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though the introduction of common carp (mirror carp strain), Cyprinus carpio into Egypt goes back to several decades in an attempt to promote Egyptian aquaculture, the contribution of common carp to aquaculture remained low. The modest consumer …

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Chinese style incubators for the production of Chinese carp and common carp fingerlings (in Spanish)

Credit: Gerardo Ontiveros Lopez (Mexico) La foto muestra el sistema chino de circulación incubadoras usadas para la producción de carpa herbívora (Ctenopharyngodon idella) alevines y también la carpa común (Cyprinus carpio). Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish …

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The introduction of Anchor worm (Lernaea sp.) accompanying introduced common carp (Cyprinus carpio) into Egypt

Anchor worm (Lernaea sp.) is an example of introduced parasites which accompany exotic fish species. In Egypt, Larnaea was not known before the introduction of the broodstock of common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Afterwards, Chines carps (silver carp, bighead carp and grass carp) good also infected. Hatcheries which keep carp broodstock usually carry out the appropriate …

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Key introduced fish species in Dominican Republic

Credit: Rafael A. Perez Ovalle (Dominican Republic) During 60s and 70s, several fish species were introduced for aquaculture in Dominican Republic. These include, largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), common carp (Cyprinus carpio), three tilapia species (Oreochromis niloticus, O. plateada and O. rendalli), and crawfish (Procambarus clarke).  The photo shows largemouth bass. Note: We decided not to watermark the …

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A state fish hatchery for common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and black catfish (Rhamdia quelen) in Uruguay

Credit: Alejandro Perretta (Uruguay) These photos show the only state fish hatchery for the production of common carp and black catfish in Uruguay. The hatchery is located in the north in a small village called “Villa Constitución” in “Departamento de Salto” (Salto province). The mandate of the hatchery is to supply seeds of common carp …

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