This workshop report covers the concepts of culture in pens and cages, mainly from an engineering and design point of view. It includes discussion and practical demonstration of cages, floats, frames, anchors, netting etc.

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  • The fish pen industry (of the Philippines): An overview 

    Baguilat, Teodoro (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
  • Fishpen and cage farming in the Philippines 

    Unknown author (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    Paper was presented at the International Workshop on Cage and Pen Culture, SEAFDEC, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines in February 1979. It deals with cage farming in freshwater lakes of milkfish (Chanos chanos) and mentions ...
  • The use of aquatic plants as feed for Tilapia nilotica in floating cages 

    Rifai, Sjamsudin Adang (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    Three kinds of aquatic plants, namely, Hydrilla verticillata, Lemna minor , and Chara sp. were used as feed for the T. nilotica reared in floating cages at three levels of stocking densities: 5, 15, and 45 fishes per cage. ...
  • Site selection, structural design, construction, management and production of floating cage culture system in Malaysia 

    Chua, Thia-Eng (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    The success of cage culture system is largely determined by correct selection of favourable sites, suitable cage size and facilities and management of the system. These three elements are considered in this paper in relation ...
  • The European and Hungarian results of cage culture of fish 

    Muller, Ferenc (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    After a brief history of the cage culture of fish in Europe, the results of cage culture experiments in Hungary are presented with particular reference to the cage cultures of wels, Silurus glanis , bester (hybrid of Huso ...
  • Net cage culture of Lates calcarifer Bloch and other marine animals in Thailand 

    Dhebtaranon, Yodying; Maneewongsa, Sujin; Wongsomnuk, Swad (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    Feeding experiments on sea bass, Lates calcaifer , have been carried out in nylon net cages in Songkhla, since 1971, to obtain information on: (1) growth rates; (2) survival rates; (3) food conversion rates; (4) environmental ...
  • Prospects of fish farming in cages in Karnafuli reservoir (Bangladesh) 

    Akbar, Ali (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    The Karnafuli Reservoir (Kaptai Lake) has immense prospects for aquaculture as shown by recent limnological and biological studies. It is therefore expected that fish cages culture will become a booming industry in Karnafuli ...
  • Prospects of developing cage and pen culture in Sudan 

    George, Thomas T. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    This paper describes the prospects of cage and pen culture in Sudan and recommends that a project for developing pen and cage culture techniques be started for marine and freshwater aquaculture.
  • Development of circular floating cages for milkfish broodstock at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department 

    Yu, Orlando K.; Vizcarra, Angelito T.; Sitoy, Hermenegildo S. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    The present attempt to develop floating cages for holding milkfish, Chanos chanos, broodstock at SEAFDEC was prompted by the need of the department to have more fish for experimentation. This paper briefly presents the ...
  • Development of aquaculture in Sierra Leone with a brief reference to oyster culture 

    Dabo, Kamorba K. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    Aquaculture research on oyster culture in Sierra Leone was started in 1974. The purpose of the research was to increase the yield of mangrove oysters and establish a practical and economic system for their cultivation. ...
  • Isolation, identification of causative agent of "red boil disease" in grouper (Epinephelus salmoides) and its possible control by vaccination 

    Wong, See-Yong; Ong, Bessie; Chua, Thia-Eng (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    This report presents the initial results of studies on the isolation and identification of the causative agent as well as possible immunization of the estuary groupers. It is hoped that by a vaccination programme, fish ...
  • Experiments on raising quality fish seed in floating nurseries and its role in aquaculture in India 

    Natarajan, A. V.; Saxena, R. K.; Srivastava, N. K. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    Observations on experiments carried out on raising quality fish seed in floating nurseries and raising fish of marketable size in cages at Allahabad are reported. The experiments proved successful in terms of (1) rearing ...
  • Fish cage culture in the town of Jambi, Indonesia 

    Reksalegora, Ondara (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    This paper discusses the floating cage fish culture in Jambi, its present status and its constraints to further development. The report is based mainly on interviews with fish farmers. To accelerate further development, a ...
  • Development and progress of aquaculture in Egypt with special reference to cage and pen culture 

    Ishak, Mounir M. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    After a brief review of Egypt's present annual production of wild fish, the idea of increasing this production by means of cage and pen culture is discussed, as it would utilize vast aquatic areas of good water quality. A ...
  • Culture of fishes in cages and pens along the coastal waters of India 

    Marichamy, R.; Venkataraman, G.; Hamsa, K.M.S. Ameer; Nammalwar, P.; Shanmugan, S.; Bensam, P. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    The results of culture attempts of milkfish, Chanos chanos, Mugil spp., prawn Penaeus indicus and crab Scylla serrata in enclosures of bamboo splits (thatti), fixed in shallow inshore waters at Tuticorin, are summarized.
  • Design of proposed fish cages for Kaptai lake in Bangladesh 

    Cabangbang, Buenaventura C. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    After a brief introduction dealing with the prospects of fish farming in cages in Kaptai Lake (Karnafuli Reservoir), a detailed description of a fish cage, which can be constructed by local fishermen, is given.
  • Common carp in floating net cage culture 

    Jangkaru, Zulkifli; Djajadiredja, Rustami (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    The main objective of this experiment was to determine the optimal density or stocking rate for the optimal total production and growth rate of common carp, Cyprinus carpio . A raft of 10 x 10 m made of steel bars with ...
  • Cage culture of tilapia in the Philippines 

    Guerrero, Rafael D., III (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    A brief description of the cage culture of Tilapia is presented. References are made to: (1) the Tilapia species cultured; (2) the design and construction of floating cages; (3) the management and production of cages; (4) ...
  • Cage fish culture in Nepal 

    Sharma, Rama Nath (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    This paper describes briefly cage fish culture in Nepal with reference to (1) the construction and design of cages; (2) the species used; (3) cage culture practices and results; (4) the economics of cage culture.
  • Cage culture in Thailand 

    Tangtrongpiros, Manob (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; International Development Research Centre, 1979)
    This paper briefly describes cage fish culture in Thailand with reference to the design and construction of cages and the species used in cage culture.

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