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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

Jun 08 2018

Landing and auctioning of Bluefin tuna in Oman (Video)

Ownership and review of this video: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The video was filmed in the Berka fish market, Oman. This fish market has witnessed a significant improvement as the design of the market has been adopted the participatory approach including officials, fish quality staff, and fishermen. During the visit, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14503

Jun 04 2018

Purse seining of bluefin tuna in Libyan waters – Video

Video credit: Abdallah Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The video shows a typical fishing of Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in Libyan Mediterranean waters. In the present, almost all tuna fishery in Libya is carried out by longline and purse seining. This video shows the purse seining of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14493

May 28 2018

Daily life of the Bozo/Somono fishermen in Mali

Photo credit: Elisabeth den Otter Review: Elisabeth den Otter and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures show a sample of the daily life of the Bozo and Somono fishermen who live in Kirango, a village located on the bank of the Niger river, near the Markala dam, about 35 km …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14475

May 23 2018

Status of the narrow-clawed crayfish in Turkish fishery

Photo credit: Mykola Fedorenko (Ukraine) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The Narrow-clawed crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus) occurs in several freshwater bodies in Turkey. According to FAO, crayfish appeared in the Turkish fishery in 1977 with 3885 tons. The largest crayfish catch occurred in 1985 with 6224 tons before declining to lower catch. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14467

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14451

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14397

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14351

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14284

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14174

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

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