Tag: Turkey

Status of the narrow-clawed crayfish in Turkish fishery

Photo credit: Mykola Fedorenko (Ukraine) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The Narrow-clawed crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus) occurs in several freshwater bodies in Turkey. According to FAO, crayfish appeared in the Turkish fishery in 1977 with 3885 tons. The largest crayfish catch occurred in 1985 with 6224 tons before declining to lower catch. …

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A 1000-ton seabass off-shore cage farm in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The cage shown in the photo is a unit of a cage farm suited in Black Sea (Turkey). The water depth at this location is about 50 meters. The cage diameter is 30 meters with a volume of approximately 10,000 m3. Fish biomass of each cage is about 110-130 tons. The …

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Seabream harvesting of floating cages in Turkey – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the channel and site founder) This 6-minute video shows the harvesting process of gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata carried out in commercial off-shore cages in Turkey. We can see the harvest crew –with the help of a machinery- are pulling the seine and crowding …

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Cage farming of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The photos are taken in some tuna farms in Turkey whereas the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is the species of choice. These cage farms are located in Alanya and Lzmir in Turkey. Tunas required for farming are collected from the nature and stocked in these cage in which they are …

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Added value products of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Turkey

Credit: Ibrahim Diler (Turkey)         Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) has been cultured in Turkey since early 1970s, but major developments took place during the 1990s upon its culture in ponds or cages. Currently Turkey became one of the top trout producing countries. Trout is mainly marketed in domestic markets and consumed …

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Off-shore marine cages in Turkey (Video)

Credit for the video: Ashraf Gouda (Egypt)                                Description:Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org This video shows the off-shore cages used for growing European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) in Turkey. The production of off-shore cages has significantly …

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