Tag: tilapia spawning

Removing the premaxilla of tilapia males

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The removal of the premaxilla of bone of the upper lip of tilapia males goes back to the late 1970s. The purpose of such practice is to reduce the aggressive behavior of tilapia males and hence reduce the possible injuries and/or mortality of females during the …

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Hatchery-produced tilapia Seed in Namibia

Credit: Ndikwetepo Oiva (Namibia) The photos show the facilities of a hatchery in the seed production of tilapia in Namibia.  The earthen ponds shown in the photos are square of 225 m2 surface are (15×15 m).  Hatched fry are stocked in aquariums and then after in plastic tanks which are furnished with a filtration system …

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