Tag: tilapia fry

Risk of excessive crowding of fish fry

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows an excessive crowding of tilapia fry. The crowding condition is not unique and is commonly witnessed in hatcheries and done for easy scooping and bagging. It is commonly believed that because of the short crowding period, no harm to handled fish is …

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Fry collection of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in concrete tanks – Aswan (Egypt)- Video

The video shows how tilapia fry is collected from concrete tanks which belong to a tilapia hatchery in Aswan. The method shown in the video targets to minimize the handling stress during this operation especially tilapia fry are delicate in relation to such operation. Fry collection starts with tank drainage till water level is significantly …

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Hand sorting of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus – Video

Credit for the video: El-Sadig Hagar (Sudan)   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows a hand grading process of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus.  We notice the ability of fish to move (walk) using its pectoral fins. This particular video was taken during the sorting of African catfish to be used in a predation study …

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Sorting of tilapia fry (Myanmar)

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Hand sorting of tilapia fry from eggs at hatchery in Irriwaddy delta of Myanmar Note:We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. This is expected and will be appreciated. …

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Plastic tanks for nursing tilapia (Thailand)

Credit: Proyrat Chaowajaroenpong and Ong-art Kumprasert Plastic tanks for nursing 3- cm tilapia fry to be 50 g at private farm in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand

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A small-scale hatchery for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Egypt)

This is a model of a small-scale tilapia hatchery which could exist in fish farming communities of small to medium size. This type hatchery targets to fulfill given farms requirements of the fry of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus with a possibility to sell extras to others. An estimated production capacity of such model hatchery can …

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