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FOR BETTER MANAGEMENT IN AQUACULTURE DURING THE WINTER SEASON

By : Dr Mustapha. A. Aquaculture Scientific Expert in Fish Nutrition. Morocco. To a large extent, water determines the success or failure of an aquaculture operation. Water quality is a dynamic network of physical, biological and chemical factors that influence fish production. The most important water quality parameter is temperature. It …

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INFLUENCE OF GREENHOUSE TECHNOLOGY ON WATER TEMPERATURE IN HIGH-ALTITUDE AREAS ON THE GROWTH OF NILE TILAPIA (Oreochromis niloticus)

The adoption of greenhouse technology in the aquaculture of warm water fish species such as Nile tilapia in high altitude areas characterised by low temperatures is recommended in order to improve the performance of Nile tilapia. In aquaculture, water quality stands among the most important factors influencing the survival, growth, …

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FOR CERTIFICATION AND BEST PRACTICES IN AFRICAN AQUACULTURE

By: Dr Mustapha ABA, Aquaculture Researcher Morocco. The global supply of fish for human consumption is becoming increasingly important through global aquaculture production, which has grown significantly and will expand significantly over the next decade to meet the growing demand for seafood. The sector is expected to contribute more effectively …

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WATER MONITORING IN FISH PONDS

By : B.B. Ngueku Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, Nasarawa State University, PMB 1022, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Introduction Water monitoring in ponds is the daily observation and analysis of water parameters to ensure provisional water quality and quantity by adopting good water quality management strategies and as well ensure …

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THE MANAGEMENT OF AMMONIA LEVELS IN AQUACULTURE

THE MANAGEMENT OF AMMONIA LEVELS IN AQUACULTURE   By: Dr Mustapha ABA, Aquaculture Researcher, Morocco. Maintaining water quality and stabilising water parameters is one of the biggest concerns facing the aquaculture industry, with a healthy aquatic environment essential to the success of the operation. Whilst the fish are kept within …

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IMPORTANCE OF pH CONTROL IN AQUACULTURE

By Dr Mustapha ABA, Aquaculture Researcher, Fish Nutrition, Morocco. In general, aquaculturists seek to maximize fish production in their ponds by increasing stocking density, feeding rates and aeration power, while striving to maintain adequate oxygen levels by providing aeration, control of other important water quality parameters, whose pH is invariably …

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