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ZOOPLANKTON AND PHYTOPLANKTON

Zooplankton Zooplanktons are planktonic animals that range in size from microscopic rotifers to macroscopic jellyfish. The distribution of zooplankton is governed by salinity, temperature and food availability in the environment. The smallest zooplankton can be characterized as recyclers of water-column nutrients and often are closely tied to measures of nutrient enrichment. …

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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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WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF A CALL FOR TENDERS IN BENIN, THE ASSOCIATION APDRA IS LOOKING FOR A: HEAD OF MISSION, INTERNATIONAL 10 YEARS OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE, PARTICULARLY IN WEST AFRICA WITH SPECIALIZATION IN AQUACULTURE/FISH FARMING

Job Context The Head of Mission will be responsible for the implementation of the activities of the component “Support for the development of the continental fish sector in the intervention area (Zoo and Collines departments)” within the Protein Sector Development Support Project (PADéFiP) in Benin. He will work with two …

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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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AQUACULTURE IN AFRICA MEMBER OF WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY AND THE AFRICAN CHAPTER OF WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION OF THE NEW BOARD OF THE AFRICAN CHAPTER OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY

Aquaculture in Africa member of world aquaculture society wishes all the elected members of the board of the African section of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS Africa), good luck and hopes that the African WAS board will contribute to the implementation of an action plan, which will promote and develop …

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HEALTHY FISH, HEALTHY FOOD

By Dr Monique Eloit, Director General, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Aquaculture, or aqua-farming, is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world, with nearly 50 per cent of our fish and seafood now coming from dedicated farms. While wild fish catch remains largely stable, aquaculture has grown apace …

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