Tag: off-shore cages

How to harvest European seabass from off-shore cages in Spain- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) The video shows the process of the harvesting of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) grown in off-shore cages in Spain. The first part of the video shows the crowding of harvested fish while the last part of the video …

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A 1000-ton seabass off-shore cage farm in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The cage shown in the photo is a unit of a cage farm suited in Black Sea (Turkey). The water depth at this location is about 50 meters. The cage diameter is 30 meters with a volume of approximately 10,000 m3. Fish biomass of each cage is about 110-130 tons. The …

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Seabream harvesting of floating cages in Turkey – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the channel and site founder) This 6-minute video shows the harvesting process of gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata carried out in commercial off-shore cages in Turkey. We can see the harvest crew –with the help of a machinery- are pulling the seine and crowding …

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Culture of variety of fish species in off-shore cages and feeding systems

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The photos shows typical off-shore cages use to grow variety of fish species including gilthead seabream, European seabass, trout, meagre, carp, tilapia, and sturgeon. As expected, cage productivity and growing seasons should vary according to farmed species whereas average productivity could be 10-12 kg/m3 for seabream, seabass and trout increasing to …

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Gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata (Distribution – Biology – Aquaculture)

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Introduction: Gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata is called “dorade” in France, “Orata” in Italy, and “tsipoúra” in Greece. The species is generally appreciated by consumers. While the maximum recorded total length of the species was 70 cm and maximum weight about was 17 kg, the common standard length is about 35 …

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Off-shore marine cages in Turkey (Video)

Credit for the video: Ashraf Gouda (Egypt)                                Description:Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video shows the off-shore cages used for growing European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in Turkey. The production of off-shore cages has significantly …

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Farming of salmon (Atlantic and coho) and rainbow trout in off-shore cages in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) These two photos illustrate models of off-shore cages. Such cages could be square with approximate dimension of 15-30 meter per side and circular cages with diameters that range from 15-30 meters. Depth of cages ranges from 10-30 meters. The principal species farmed in these cages are  Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, Coho …

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