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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

Marine life in Kuredu Island (Maldives)

Photos’ credit: Leonel Antonio Zelaya Cerezo (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows Fish population surveys in Kuredu island (Maldives). Kuredu which is located 150 kilometers from Male, the capital is considered the most popular resort island in Maldives. The reefs fringing the island are easily accessible to …

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Jebel Aulia fish ladder in Sudan

I filmed this video during my visit to Jebel Aulia dam in October 2018. The dam was built in 1937 by the British across the White Nile to avoid the Nile flood. The dam is located 45 km from Khartoum. The fish ladder shown in the video is located along the eastern side of the …

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Poisoning freshwater puffers in a fish pond (Egypt) or a reservoir (Sudan)

The puffers which have several common names including blowfish, ballonfish and others   belong to the “Tetraodontidae” family include more than 120 species that occur worldwide. Although most of blow fish species occur in tropical and subtropical ocean waters, some fish species of this group live in brackish and even freshwater such as the ones shown …

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Turtle Excluder Devices (Development and use)

Photo credit: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a turtle escape from a fishing gear. The accidental catch (by catch) of sea turtle in marine environments is a major threat to sea turtle populations worldwide. Often, turtles caught in fishing gear …

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Beach-seining fishery in Sri Lanka

Photo credit: Mahanamanam Geeganga Gamage Gunasena (Sri Lanka) Description: Mahanamanam Geeganga Gamage Gunasen and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the beach seine fishing which is a kind of traditional fishing practice used in coastal fishery. The net is long about 500m which can cover about 2 ha of …

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Regulating Nile perch fishery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Bilali Bandali (Tanzania) Review: Bilali Bandali and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to FAO statistics the catch of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) from Tanzanian waters amounted 73025, 68403 and 70626 tons in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively. Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika are the fishery resources of Nile perch …

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Conserving measures for hilsa fishery in Bangladesh

Photos’ credit: Abu Sayed Talukder and Zahangir Alam (Bangladesh) Review: Abu Sayed Talukder and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Hilsa is a small-size fish of hilsa fish whose scientific name is “Hilsa ilisha”; which is the synonym of “Tenualosa ilisha”. The earlier name “Hilsa ilisha” could be still in use because of its …

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Use of palm worm as fishing bait by Irimo community (Bolivia)

Photo credit: Paola Luna Morales (Bolivia) Review: Paola Luna Morales and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a specimen of palm worm (Namalycastis rhodochorde) attaching to a fishing hook in Irimo community (Bolivia) showing the use of the worm as fishing bait by a native community at northern of …

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Ornamental fish industry in Guyana

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The ornamental fish industry in Guyana even small but is relatively active. Live fish are caught in riverain areas and carried out by licensed collectors who use craft powered by outboard engines, and varying types of fishing gear (dragnets/seines, dipnets, …

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Dispersal of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines)

Photo credit: Rex Vargas (Philippines)       Description: Rex Vargas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the stocking of tilapia fingerlings in Lake Lahit (Philippines). The lake is one of three lakes located in South Cotabato in Lake Sebu town. The Lake with its 24-ha size is the smallest of …

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