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Effects of Feeding Fish Dried-Treated Sewage Sludge Part 1: Growth Performance, Feed Utilisation and Chemical Composition
A.M. Abdelhamid et al, Egypt, look at the possible effects of feeding Nile tilapia, silver carp, common carp and African catfish with dried treated sewage....
Chronic Exposure to High Nitrate Concentration Reduces Growth and Affects Health of Juvenile Nile Tilapia in RAS
Due to nitrate accumulation during nitrification and low water-exchange rates in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), nitrate levels can build up....
A Nutritional Additive Increases Survival and Reduces Parasitism in Nile Tilapia During Masculinisation
Ectoparasites are key agents responsible for causing diseases in farmed fish. The Nile tilapia, in particular, has been shown to be susceptible to infestation...
Health Challenges in Tilapia Culture in Brazil
In line with the level of investment, changes in concepts with regards to sanitary and health management can ensure stable and efficiency in production....
Substitution of Fishmeal with Maggot Meal in Tilapia Feeds - A Commercial Production Farm in West Africa
Given the nutritional value and profile (comparability of amino acids, EFA, and micronutrients) of maggot meal (MM), this study, by Emilie Devic et al,...
Conservation, Economic Growth and the use of Genetically Improved Tilapia in Africa
All Tilapias are native to Africa, but have been distributed to every continent not covered in ice. The global tilapia farming industry currently produces...
On-Farm Selection for Improved Tilapia Growth: Reshafim Fish Farm Case Study
For more than two decades, fish farms in the Bet Shean Valley of Israel have cultured a local stock of tilapia derived from hybridizing blue tilapia (Oreochromis...
Nile Tilapia Genetic Improvement: Achievements and Future Directions
This is a review by Hans Komen, Wageningen University, Netherlands and Trinh Quoc Trong, Research Institute for Aquaculture, Viet Nam, of the current developmental...

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