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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

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15223

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15197

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=15207

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14812

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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14800

Catch of African catfish from the Naute Dam in Namibia

Photo credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the catch of African catfish (commonly known in Namibia as sharp-toothed catfish), Clarias gariepinus. The shown specimens were caught from the Naute Dam. The Naute Dam which is the third largest dam in Namibia was built …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14736

Drying of Lake Tanganyika sardines in Zambia

Photo credit: Nathan Chama (Zambia) Description: Nathan Chama and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a woman while drying some Tanganyika sardine Stolothrissa miodon which is known in Zambia as “kapenta”. The sardine drying takes place on the beaches of Lake Tanganyika in Nsumbu area (Zambia). Dried kapenta fetches …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14671

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

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

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

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