Tag: farming practices

Culture of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Nicaragua

Credit: Silvio Rene Picado Ramirez (Nicaragua) The introduction of Nile tilapia into Nicaragua goes back to 1956. However, the contribution of tilapia to aquaculture in Nicaragua was only felt during 1980s till the present. Different levels of intensification are practiced in Nicaragua. The photos show some practices in relation to the farming of tilapia in aquaculture …

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Farming practices of oyster and mussel in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) Farming of oyster and mussel takes place in coastal areas. The methods commonly used are bottom, stake and hanging either from a rack or raft rack. The stake method is the most  commonly used. In terms of productivity, the hanging method is the most productive, followed by the stake, then the …

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Pen culture of tilapia, milkfish and bighead carp in Laguna de Bay (Philippines)

 Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The practice of tilapia pen farming is being carried out by fish farmers around Laguna de Bay with a stocking density of 30,000 to 50,000 fingerlings per ha. In such practice, fish farmers grow their tilapia naturally whereas no external feeds are given. As such this practice gives several advantages; it …

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Farming and trade of Chilean mussel, Mytilus chilensis in Chile

Photo credit: Gabriel Rubio Orellana (Chile)          Description and information: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Aquaculture development of Chilean mussel: The production of Chilean mussel, Mytilus chilensis from aquaculture has witnessed a significant increase over the past decade. According to FAO statistics, the quantity of Chilean mussel produced through aquaculture has risen from …

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Community-based aquaculture in gholes (Nepal)

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal). This is a swampy land that is managed by the community and utilized for aquaculture. It is Tikauli  ghole/Swampy land which is situated in Chitwan District of Nepal. It is one of the best examples of community based aquaculture in gholes. It is under community control. Community stock the fish and harvest it. Others …

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