Tag: market demand

Sun-drying squids in the Philippines

Photo credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Squid is characterized by its high protein, low fat content with a moisture content of about 80%. If not timely consumed and unless proper treatment is applied, squid may undergo rapid spoilage. Salting, smoking, and drying are the frequently …

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Arapaima (Arapaima gigas) as a promising species for Colombian aquaculture

Photo credit: Jaime Uribe and Lury Garcia (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The possible contribution of “arapaima” (Arapaima gigas) is based on its successful farming in some countries especially in Brazil. The farming of arapaima is done as a part of the conservation of the species or for commercial operations. The potential development of …

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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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Common stingray (Dasyatis pastinaca) in Ghana

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The two photos are for the Common stingray, (Dasyatis pastinaca) in Elmina fish market along the coast in the Central Region of Ghana. Even though the species is not very common and its marketing is not very good, it is quite expensive.

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Culture of mud crab, Scylla serrate in Myanmar

Credit:Myo Naing Oo (Myanmar) Mud crab, Scylla serrate enjoys a high market demand and so high price especially in South Asian Countries. The interest in mud crab aquaculture is based on their rapid growth in captivity. The photos show a demonstrative scheme for the grow-out and seed production of mud crab which has been developed by …

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