Tag: species characteristics

Pond culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas in Peru – Video

Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) Arapaima gigas  is Known as paiche in Peru and pirarucu in Brazil and Colombia.  This species is one of the largest freshwater scaled fishes in the world. Paiche is characterized by its excellent high growth rate, …

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Farming of meagre “Argyrosomus regius” in Egypt – Video

Credit for the video/information: Sherif Sadek                                            Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The video shows some of pond management of “Meagre” (Argyrosomus regius), in Egypt especially feeding and harvesting. There is a growing interest in …

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Culture and consumption of giant gourami, Osphronemus goramy in Indonesia

Photos’ credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia)                   Description: Anna Jamil and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The giant gourami, Osphronemus goramy can be easily grown in variety of systems and on variety of feed sources. In Indonesia, giant gourami is cultured in ponds and cages. Being a herbivore, the species can be fed on soft leaves of …

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The Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini (Introduction and distribution)- Video

This short video was taken on 9 June, 2012 at: Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, USA Introduction: The Giant Pacific Octopus or North Pacific Giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini), is claimed to be the largest or the second largest octopus in the world. This animal belongs to the genus Enteroctopus, order Octopoda. Octopuses are cephalopod mollusks characterized …

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