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Trapping African catfish in a rural area in Gabon

Charles Ibinga Maganga (Gabon)   This picture shows the harvest of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus by women in the Team Valley Minvoul (rural town in northern Gabon). These catfish are caught with fish traps (conical basket made with reeds for shallow water) during periods of upwelling in the early rainy season.

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Partial harvest of Indian white shrimp in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of channel and website) This video was filmed in a shrimp farm located along Port Said-Damietta road (Egypt) The video shows the partial harvest of the Indian white shrimp (Penaeus indicus). Some farmers adopt the partial harvest mainly for marketing purpose. In this system, …

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Use of creel in the recovery plan of European eels in Spain

Credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) The recovery plan of the European eel, Anguilla anguilla, includes an review of the creels that had been previously placed in the National and Natural Park Doñana as well as also in the Guadiamar Green Corridor. This activity is carried out in order to keep track of the biological conditions …

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Trapping in artisanal fishery in Benin

Credit for the photos: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photos show simple fishing gears (traps) which are made of locally available materials. Trapping is a favored fishing practice to artisanal fishermen especially whenever fishery stocks are abundant as well as when the right location for placing the traps is chosen. This is in addition to the …

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Live fish handling (Updated 2013 version)

This lecture was delivered in “Fish Culture Development” training course during October 2013. This 10-week international training course is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The lecture addresses key handling issues related to aquaculture practices including: Stocking (thermal acclimation, pH acclimation, salinity acclimation, osmosis, doubtful shipments, enumeration) Sampling (sampling frequency, sampling …

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Spawning nests of mouth brooder tilapias

The photo shows a classic view of the spawning nests in earthen ponds for mouth brooder tilapia such as Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The nest is built by the male while female joins where the spawning takes place before females incubates the fertilized eggs. If harvesting of tilapia fry is performed in these ponds, it …

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