Tag: productivity

Culture of red tilapia in a biofloc system in Colombia – Video

Video credit: Marleyi Acuna Torres (Colombia) Review: Marleyi Acuna Torres and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)           This video was filmed in an aquaculture facility located in the north of Santander (Colombia). The project has an area of 3000 m2 where red tilapia is the cultured fish …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=14317

Culture of whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit: Ayman Ammar (Egypt) The photos were photographed in a commercial shrimp farm in Thailand. You may see the action of checking the feeding activity of shrimp and whether the feed placed in the feeding tray shown in the photo was totally consumed or if there is a left-over feed. While checking the status of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=10934

Raceway culture of rainbow trout in Spain

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) The photos show the raceways in which the intensive culture of rainbow trout takes place. Each raceway measures 5 m x 50 m with a depth of one meter. The 50-g fingerlings maintained in the nursery tanks are moved to the grow-out raceways using pumps. This particular farm produces 1000 tons …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=10913

Culture of milkfish, Chanos chanos in different environments and systems in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) According to 2005 statistics, the production of milkfish in brackishwater in the Philippines comprised the largest proportion of milkfish production, followed by fish cage farming in marine waters and finally the culture of the species in pens in freshwater areas. In regard to the productivity of the species per unit …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=9362

Piscicultura Rural en Panama (in Spanish)

Credit: America B. Garcia (Panama) El sistema de cultivo utilizado es el extensivo donde se utiliza densidades de siembra  entre 1 y  2 peces por metro cuadrado, y el crecimiento de los peces es a base de la   utilización de  sub productos agropecuarios, con una producción  promedio de 1,500-2,000 kg/ha/año. La producción obtenida es dirijida …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=8500

Farming practices of oyster and mussel in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) Farming of oyster and mussel takes place in coastal areas. The methods commonly used are bottom, stake and hanging either from a rack or raft rack. The stake method is the most  commonly used. In terms of productivity, the hanging method is the most productive, followed by the stake, then the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=8468

Egyptian aquaculture (historic information – development – practices – productivity)

The significant development of Egyptian aquaculture in the present goes back to 1980s/1990s. Among the major events which took place during the early development was capacity building as represented in a 6-month training course which was conducted on El Zawya fish farm, Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt in 1980. The 21 participants enrolled in this …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=8157

Polyculture of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula with channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Video)

Credit: Steve Mims (USA)                                        Source and ownership: Kentucky State University (USA) Polyculture is the practice of growing two or more fish species with different food habits in the same pond to maximize yield.  Polyculture is most …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=7931

Cage farming of Vietnamese catfish “tra” and “basa” in the Mekong delta (Vietnam)

Credit: Han Huong (Vietnam) This photo shows an intensive cage farming of catfish in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The fish production in this system may reach up to 100 kg/m3.  In such intensive system, artificial feed is the only source used in fish nutrition which represents very high share in the production costs. Vietnam Association …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=6870

Demonstration of open sea cages for Asian sea bass and lobsters in India

Credit: G. Venkata Raju (India) –  (gvraju_fisheries@yahoo.co.in) With the support of NFDB and CMFRI, this project was established to demonstrate the techno economic viability of open sea cage farming for taking up of culture of Asian sea bass, lobsters etc. A production of about 4 tons of sea bass and 1 ton of lobsters per cage of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://fishconsult.org/?p=6096