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Intensive tank culture of African catfish in Cameroon – Video

Video credit: Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani (Cameroon) Review:  Marcelin Ngatcham Djouani and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video shows a type of intensive culture of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in concrete tanks in Cameroon. In this governmental facility, the catfish fingerlings have been produced in a modern hatchery located …

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Hatchery-produced tilapia seed in Guatemala – Video

Credit video: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal  and   Manuel Cano Alfaro The video has been taken in one of the few tilapia hatcheries in Guatemala. This particular hatchery provides tilapia fingerlings in the coastal area. The video shows the hatchery facilities including earthen ponds, metal tanks and concrete tanks. The sampling of …

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Features of fish farming in Benin (facilities and species)

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The four photos show types of fish farming facilities that are commonly found in Benin. Earthen ponds are commonly found as represented by the farm photo which utilizes a modest water flow throughout the year.  The farm of concrete tanks is located in Torri Posseto province. Hapas are also used whether …

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Nursing and grow-out of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in a small-scale farm in Senegal

Credit: Lo Oumy Seck (Senegal) This photo shows a governmental fish farm that belongs to the Department of Saint Louis and located in Gniling Mbaw village. The farm consists of circular fiberglass tanks for the nursing of the fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus while the concrete tanks that appear in the back are used …

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Self-cleaning tanks in fish culture

The use of round tanks in aquaculture is favored especially in intensive farming systems whether in hatcheries or grow-out operations. The preference of these tanks is based on the features of these tanks including its naturally self-cleaning action. When water enters any of these tanks, water swirls around the tank and because of the bottom …

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A model of tilapia farming in Lebanon

Credit: Samir Majdalini (Lebanon) [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-model-of-Tilapia-culture-in-Lebanon.pdf”]    

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Indonesian Fishery sector (capture fishery – aquaculture – processing – trade) – 33 min-video

The owner of this video is “Directorate General of Culture Fishery – Department of Marine Affairs and Fisheries” Credit: Solah Ahmad (Indonesia) This relatively long video covers the fishery sector in Indonesia starting by capture fishery and then aquaculture, processing and export. Aquaculture system is being covered in more details whereas key farmed species were …

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Tank culture of African catfish, in a commercial fish farm in Cross River State, Nigeria

Credit: Mfon Dominic Archibong (Nigeria) The two photos show a commercial fish farm for African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. The farm is located fish at Cross River State which is a coastal state in Nigeria. The production units are 30 Gee pee plastic tanks. Catfish fingerlings are stocked at the rate of 300/tank. In this system, …

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Potential culture of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mexico (in Spanish)

Credit: Jorge Valdiviezo (Mexico) Una especie de gran potencial en México es e bagre de canal Ictalurus punctatus, la cual se cultiva para consumo humano y para repoblar algunos embalses. Se produce en sistemas intensivos y semi-intensivos por medio de jaulas flotantes, estanques de concreto, tanques circulares y canales de corriente rápida o raceways. Su producción …

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Nursing of sea bass, Lates calcarifer in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The photo shows the nursing tanks for the Barramundi or Sea bass (Lates calcarifer). This facility along with a sea bass hatchery are located in the Coastal Aquaculture Development  and Research  Center, Surat thani. Nursed sea bass fingerlings are either sold to farmers or released to the nature in a stock enhancement …

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