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Culture of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) in Egypt

Credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Meagre (meager) proved to be a new candidate in Egyptian aquaculture. The preliminary efforts to adapt Meagre to aquaculture were done by the private sector, starting in 1996 in Damietta Governorate. Ongoing meagre farming operations rely on trash fish and small shrimp as the only feeding source whereas a harvest of …

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Collection of wild fry and fingerlings of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) in Egypt

Credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) The existing farming of meagre or (meager) in Egypt relies on wild caught fry and fingerlings.  The collection is carried out by the Mediterranean coast and takes place from April till early June. The estimated number of collected meagre fry and fingerlings goes from 2 to 5 million/year.  The preferred habitats …

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