Tag: hapas

Features of fish farming in Benin (facilities and species)

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The four photos show types of fish farming facilities that are commonly found in Benin. Earthen ponds are commonly found as represented by the farm photo which utilizes a modest water flow throughout the year.  The farm of concrete tanks is located in Torri Posseto province. Hapas are also used whether …

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Mubone fish station, Bujumbura Province (Burundi)

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) The photo shows the Mubone fish station, Bujumbura Province. The station has a total of 23 ponds and 100 hapas which are installed in one pond and used for the reproduction and nursing of Nile tilapia. The species farmed/searched on the station are Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. …

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Culture of tilapia in Indonesia – Video – (in Indonesian)

Ownership: Directorate General of Culture Fisheries (Indonesia) Credit: Solah Ahmad (Indonesia) This video focuses on tilapia culture in Indonesia including farming technologies in various farming systems such as earthen ponds, tanks, hapas and cages. The reproduction of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) including broodstock management and fry nursing. Fish tagging has been addressed in this video.

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Tilapia research facilities at Kigembe research station, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The two photos show the tilapia research facilities at Kigembe aquaculture research station. The station is located in the Southern part of the Country found at least 25km from the 2nd largest city called Huye. One of the photos shows the tanks used to supply water to …

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Checking the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in hapa system in Egypt (Video)

This video shows how the 2-person crew check the spawning of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in open hatchery system using hapas in earthen ponds. The crew are working at both sides of the spawning hapa. The gradually crowd tilapia broodstock to facilitate their handling. The intervals between checking depend on water temperature and target product whether fry …

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