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Tilapia overwintering in a fish hatchery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows a private tilapia hatchery located in Muleba, at Kagera Region. In order to save tilapia stocks against cold weather during winter period, the farmer covers …

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Overwintering of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in greenhouses in earthen ponds (Egypt)

This flexible system provide enough protection to Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) during cold weather in Egypt and in the same time allows fish to disperse in the pond and feed whenever weather gets warmer. Overwinter greenhouses are placed in earthen ponds whereas plastic covers go well below water surface but not reaching pond bottom. The area beneath greenhouses will …

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Commercial tilapia hatchery during off-season (Egypt)

This photo shows a commercial hatchery of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Egypt during off-season. Egg incubators and fry nursing facilities are shown. Depending on the demand for tilapia fingerlings, the spawning season usually ends on September whereas hatcheries carry out necessary maintenance and overwinter broodstock and left-over fingerlings. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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