Category Archive: Fisheries

This category includes fishery practices, fishing boats and gears as well as related activities in landing sites. Lake fishery management is a major part of this category including stock enhancement programs

Oct 12 2017

Unique modes of fish reproduction: Male seahorse is the parent that gives birth

Photo credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Seahorses (Hippocampus sp.) are unique aquatic animals whether in regard to their shape or their biological features especially they belong to live bearers. The male seahorse has a breeding pouch in which the female parent deposits her …

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Sep 23 2017

Artificial reefs in Bahrain

Photos’s credit: Reef Ball Foundation (http://www.reefball.org) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The reef balls shown in the inserted represent a sample of the artificial reef program in Baharin which started in 1982 in which artificial reefs are strategically distributed around Bahrain to create new habitats for fish. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14123

Sep 19 2017

Co-management of shared fishery resources between Chad and Cameroon

Photos credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures are taken in a temporary protection zone located in Bermoussa whereas the co-management of fishery resource in this zone enables rational management of fishery resources as well as leads to enhances the productivity of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14115

Mar 31 2017

Integrating fisheries management and wetland conservation in Cambodia (Video)

Video ownership: World Fish Center The Ramsar site in Stung Treng province, Cambodia is home to more than 10,000 people from 21 villages as well as significant numbers of seasonal fishers who came to the area following the annual fish migrations. Despite richness of the biodiversity in the area, there is widespread poverty and food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13948

Mar 21 2017

Historic landing and marketing of common snook in Florida

The date of the inserted picture goes back to June, 1949 and has the title: “Commercial seine net fishermen bringing their boat full of snook to market in Naples, Florida”. Photo credit: Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida – This photo was photographed in 1949.         Review by: Abdel Rahman El …

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Mar 10 2017

Sailfish sport fishing in Florida from 1950s till present (Video)

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA   The title of this video: “Sailfish city” and was filmed during 1950s. The caption of the video states: ”This film is about fishing for sailfish off Fort Pierce. It shows how to use mullet for bait. There is lots of action as sailfish are caught”. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13902

Mar 03 2017

Sabalo fishing in Pilcomayo River (Bolivia)

  Photo credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Review: Rory and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photo shows indigenous people from the Weenhayek population during the fishing of  “sabalo” in Pilcomayo River using “cabbage nets”. In Bolivia, Sábalo is the common name of an Amazonian fish that enjoys …

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Dec 21 2016

A study visit in Egypt by Burkina Faso aquaculture and fishery delegates

  This short study visit by Burkina Faso aquaculture and fishery delegates has been hosted by Egyptian Government and implemented by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The technical part of the mission started with an introductory presentation on fishery resources in Egypt with special emphasis on aquaculture development. The presentation and subsequent discussion …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13695

Dec 16 2016

Fish catch in Beni River (Bolivia)- Video

Video credit: Paola Luna Morales (Bolivia) Review: Paola Luna Morales and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     It is common in the “Beni” river to see the fishermen on their boats with outboard motor while using their sacks to keep their catch of fish alive until they return to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13691

Dec 11 2016

Stock enhancement of threatened indigenous riverine fish species in Bangladesh

Photos’ credit: Abu Sayed Talukder and Zahangir Alam (Bangladesh) Review: Abu Sayed Talukder and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       These particular pictures show the restocking practice in Ghagot River. The target of the restocking practice as the one seen in the attached pictures target is to promote small indigenous species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13688

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