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Pen culture of fish in paddy irrigation canals in Malaysia

Credit: Adibi Rahiman (Malaysia) The photos show the fish farming practice of in pens placed in paddy irrigational canals. The main farmed fish in this system are red tilapia and/or Pangasius. The culture period for both species ranges from 6-8 months. This farming system was found economically visible. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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Harvesting and sexing of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) broodstock (Egypt) – Video

This video presents the harvesting and sexing grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) broodstock prior to the artificial spawning of grass carp. Since mid 1990s, the use of herbicides in the River Nile and irrigation canals has been banned in Egypt. Instead, grass carp has been used as the biological control agent for aquatic plants. This video …

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