Tag: monoculture

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=9126

Intensive monoculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula (A video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                      Ownership and source: Kentucky State University (USA) Intensive monoculture is the least sustainable production method available for paddlefish production because this method is highly dependent on the use of pelleted feed, mechanical aeration and chemicals.  However, the largest segment of United States aquaculture is the production of channel catfish (212,000 metric …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=7941

Cage farming of salmon (Atlantic, coho, king), or rainbow trout in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) The photo shows a model of cage farming in Chile. Depending on water bodies and quality, the principal species produced in cages in Chile are Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Monoculture is the only system practiced in cage farming in Chile. Note: …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=2161