Category: 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

May 14 2018

Fish trapping during the early 1900s in Cook Islands – eel trap

Photo credit: New Zealand Museum (A permission has been granted to use this picture on this site) This conical trap which has been known as “Inak” has a flat bottom and a narrow opening at the top. The trap is woven from the long thin coconut roots or the aerial roots of Freycinetia. The trap …

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Apr 10 2018

Nile perch meat stays in Egypt – the bladder goes to China – Video

Ownership of the video and the review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) I filmed this video on 1st April 2018 during my visit to a relatively large fish market in Cairo (Zaton). I was lucky to be in the market during the processing of this specimen of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) …

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Mar 26 2018

Fishing activities by a Somono fisherman’s family along Niger River in Mali

Credit: Elisabeth den Otter (Bozo and Somono fishermen of Mali)     The inserted photos show some activities of a Somono migrant family in Mali. Typically,  from October until January every year, Bozo/Somono migrants camp on the shore of the Niger river. Their stay coincides with the arrival of large shoals of ‘ntinenin’, a type …

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Jan 17 2018

Surveying brown trout in natural waters of Astore District in (Pakistan)

Photo credit: Faridullah khan (Pakistan) Review: Faridullah khan and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken during a fishery survey done by fishery extension personnel affiliated to the Fishery Department in Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan). The brown trout (Salmo trutta) was introduced in Gilgit from Europe by …

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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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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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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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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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