Tag: intensive farming

Culture and processing of tilapia in Colombia (in Spanish) – Video

Ownership: FEDEACUA (Colombia) Provided by: Ever Edrey (Colombia) This video addresses the farming and processing of tilapia in Colombia. Two species/strains have been addressed in the video; Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and red tilapia. However, red tilapia is the focus of this clip. the management of tilapia ponds indicates the intensification level of tilapia farming. …

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Culture of Snakehead (Channa striatus) in Thailand

Photo credit: Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand)                   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Snakehead is one of the most common staple food fishes in Thailand. The decline in the harvests of wild snakehead, due to overfishing along with other reasons were behind the interest in farming snakehead in Thailand especially …

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Intensive desert farming of marine fish in Egypt – Video

Video and information credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)            Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Even though the written text is in Arabic, the activities as shown in the video are clear and self-explained. The location of this project is in the desert whereas the underground water is the water source of the …

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Cage farming of Vietnamese catfish “tra” and “basa” in the Mekong delta (Vietnam)

Credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) This photo shows an intensive cage farming of catfish in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The fish production in this system may reach up to 100 kg/m3.  In such intensive system, artificial feed is the only source used in fish nutrition which represents very high share in the production costs. Vietnam Association …

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Desert aquaculture of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in Egypt

Source of information: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)                       Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photos show an intensive marine fish farm designed for marine fish farming. Underground water with 26 g/l salinity is the only water source. Fish species cultured are European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and …

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