Catfish Farming Articles

  • Extreme grinder debuts at new Farewell Bend fish cleaning station - Case Study

    Why does a state park need a fish grinder with this power? Because Brownlee Reservoir catfish have thick, tough skin and large bones. That created a nightmare maintenance problem for the old grinder. It worked on the same principle as a garbage disposal: spinning blades that would bind, bend and break. This grinder has teeth that mesh, a better design for heavy-duty grinding and a ...

  • Technology Keeps Catfish Jumping and Profits Steady

    Andy Jones compares the catfish industry to the jagged graph of a heartbeat displayed on an EKG machine. The peaks and valleys of that pulsating line are a vivid metaphor for the fluctuating fortunes of a seasonal business dependent on live animals and a dynamic market. Jones is in a good position to make the connection. As a second-generation catfish farmer, he’s seen firsthand the highs ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • where to buy floating fish feed machine

    Floating Fish Feed Machine is now available for sale. The Machine is used for processing a variety materials into high-grade aquatic feed pellets for fish, catfish, shrimps, crab etc. The final feed pellets have unique shape and good taste, high nutrition, smooth textures and floats. The full range of Floating Fish Feed making machine ...

  • dry fish feed extruder machine philippines

    dry fish feed extruder machine philippines   Extrusion processing technology has become of major importance in the production of modern feeds used in intensive aquaculture. In recent years there has been a constant growth in the application of extruded diets for aquatic feeding. Aquatic feed by extrusion have superior water stability, better floating property and a higher energy than ...

  • What Types Of Fish You Can Farm in Nigeria

    Fish farming a profitable business in Nigeria, let’s now proceed to decide which specie of fish we want to farm. Below are some of the most popular fish species that is suitable for Aquaculture. 1. Catfish Even though Catfish is not the most popular fish in Nigeria, this fish species is by far ...

  • How do I start a home based fishing farm business?

    Why Start a Fish Farming Business? Fish is a delicious and nutritious source of protein, rich in nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, which improve our heart health and lower blood cholesterol. Farmed fish play an important role in meeting global protein needs. The rise of fish in the home today opens up many lucrative opportunities. Home-raised fish can easily be sold nearby or around ...

  • BioFishency`s Mini RAS for Catfish in Bangladesh - Case Study

    BioFishency's Mini RAS for Catfish was installed and filled with filgerlings in Bangladesh. The system can grow up to 20 tons per year. The system includes our water treatment system and 8 fish tanks. ...


    By BioFishency

  • BioFishency installed Two MINI RAS Systems at the Congo - Case Study

    The two systems was installed in the Congo in March 2017. The first installation is on a farm located to the north of Brazzaville, which produces 20 tons of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) annually. Fish are grown in tanks with water temperature between 28 and 31 °C. It is expected that the fish will reach a market weight of 1 kilogram each. ...


    By BioFishency

  • Catfish Feed Production Formulation & Process

    As is known to all, catfish has quite high nutritional value due to its good taste, delicate meat quality and its better dietary therapy function for those ill nourished people. With the sweet flavor and warm in property, catfish is in favor of urinating and treating edema, becoming good item to promote lactation and essential food material ...


    By Amisy Fish Feed Machinery

  • Mini RAS for Bangladesh Catfish Farm - Case Study

    AquaLifeNet partnered with JAK International to bring the latest biological filtration technology to a Catfish farm in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. The team installed a Biofishency Mini Re-circulation Aquaculture System (Mini RAS) to treat and re-circulate the water. Biofishency’s project partner, Upgrade Solutions, provided eight corrugated metal fish tanks with PVC liners ...


    By AquaLifeNet

  • Development of Indonesian Fish Farming & Aquaculture Production

    Part 1.Fish Farms Market Overview in Indonesia Part 2.Reasons Why Fishery Industry Develops Fast in Indonesia Part 3.Fish Farm Types in Indonesian Part 4.Sustainable Development of the Fishery in Indonesia Fish Farms Market Overview in Indonesia Fish farming is the ...

  • Ecological impacts of fluridone and copper sulphate in catfish aquaculture ponds

    Fluridone and copper sulphate are often used for controlling macrophytes and algae in aquaculture ponds. The present study examined the ecological effects of these chemicals on macrophyte, phytoplankton, and zooplankton biomass, plankton community structure, water quality parameters, and fish survival and yield in catfish culture ponds using a randomized complete block design. The estimated ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Floating Catfish Feed Pellet Production

    There are main ingredients for producing fish food: Rice bran, Fish meal, Soyabean meal, Cottonseed meal, Maize, Groundnut cake and etc. Floating feed pellet can be made by fish farmers to minimize the cost of input. Azeu can offer suitable fish feed extruders and free feed formulation for making any kind of fish feed. For more, please visit the ...

  • Tissue accumulation and species‐specific metabolism of technical pentabrominated diphenyl ether (DE‐71) in two predator fish

    The tissue‐specific accumulation and species‐specific metabolism of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in two predator fish species (redtail catfish and oscar fish) feeding on the same prey (tiger barb) that was exposed to technical pentabrominated diphenyl ether (DE‐71) in the laboratory were investigated. The trends in the wet‐weight tissue concentration of PBDEs in two predatory fish ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Rotenone formulation fate in Lake Davis following the 2007 treatment

    In September 2007, Lake Davis (near Portola, California) was treated by the California Department of Fish and Game with CFT Legumine, a rotenone formulation, to eradicate the invasive northern pike (Esox lucius). The objective of this report is to describe the fate of the five major formulation constituents—rotenone, rotenolone, methyl pyrrolidone (MP), diethylene glycol monethyl ether (DEGEE), ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Aquaculture case study

    Customer: USDA-ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit,USA Casey C. Grimm from the Southern Regional Research Centre New Orleans, USA. This research was executed by Ph.D. Paul V. Zimba from the USDA-ARS Catfish Genetics Research Unit, USA and Casey C. Grimm from the Southern Regional Research Centre New Orleans, USA, utilizing the LG Sonic ultrasound technology in channel catfish production. An ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Rising Meat Consumption Takes Big Bite out of Grain Harvest

    http://www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights22 World consumption of animal protein is everywhere on the rise. Meat consumption increased from 44 million tons in 1950 to 284 million tons in 2009, more than doubling annual consumption per person to over 90 pounds. The rise in consumption of milk and eggs is equally dramatic. Wherever incomes rise, so does meat consumption. ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Chlorpyrifos-based commercial formulation: alterations in corpuscles of Stannius of catfish

    Corpuscles of Stannius (CS) and serum calcium of Heteropneustes fossilis were studied after exposure to Chlorpyrifos-Based Commercial Formulation (CBCF) for short-term (1.76 mg L- -1 chlorpyrifos) and long-term (0.44 mg L -1 chlorpyrifos) application. The fish were sacrificed after 24, 48, 72 and 96 hours in short-term experiment and after 7, 14, 21 and 28 days in long-term ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The improvement of livelihood and rural development by the exotic Pangasiid catfish farming in Bangladesh

    A study was conducted to improve the livelihood and rural development by the catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) farming in Mymensingh district in Bangladesh from April 2005 to March 2006 using Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) tools. A total of 117 respondents were randomly chosen, among them 7 hatchery owners, 20 nursery pond owners, 20 fingerling traders, 30 Pangus farmers, 40 market ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Survey of Heavy Metals in the Catfish Synodontis Clarias

    Elevated levels of heavy metals in the catfish Synodontis clarias can be a good indication of pollution of an aquatic ecosystem due to anthropogenic influence. The concentrations of Zn, Cd, Pb, Mn and Ni were determined in Synodontis clarias caught along a section of Taylor Creek and its associated tributaries. Samples were collected bimonthly between July 1999 and June 2000 in five stations. The ...

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