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Category: Fish markets and displays

This category covers fish markets and displays at different levels whether in rural communities, retail shops, wholesale markets, modern markets and in landing sites. Examples from several countries are included.

Nov 07 2018

Dagaa dominates the dried-fish market in Tanzania – Video

This video was filmed in a village market at Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). As expected, the as a village market, very many items are vegetables, fruits, home utilities, and a lot more. In regard to fish, only dried, salted and smoked fish are displayed. Dagaa, such small fish whether dried/salted, and or smoked seemed dominated the fish …

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Oct 24 2018

A happy moment in Mwarda fish market (Sudan)

  Thanks to friends who captured this happy moment while visiting Mwarda fish market (Sudan) and handling a specimen of elephant-snout fish.  How nice we were able to laugh from the heart.  No matter how our work schedule is tight and life turns busy, we need a moment to relief hearts. Thanks to the kind …

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Oct 20 2018

A quick tour in Mwarda fish market in Umdorman Sudan (Video)

This video was filmed in Mwarda fish market which is located in Umdorman. All fish displayed is freshwater fish with tilapia is the most preferred and traded species in the market. There are quite a few species other than tilapia including African catfish, Nile perch, and others. The market has a designated part for simple …

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Aug 17 2018

Touring the fish display in Zorritos market (Mercado de Zorritos) – Tumbes, Peru

Photo credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In the fish part of the Zorritos market, fresh fish and seafood are displayed and sold. Because the market is next to the beach where a large number of fishing boats land the catch, the freshness of fish …

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Jun 11 2018

Musoma fish market in Tanzania

Photo credit: KIVA-API (build.kiva.org) Review: KIVA – API and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The market shown in the picture is located in Musoma District, which is among the six districts of Mara Region with its ~ 130,000 population is located in the northern part of Tanzania.  Most people in Musoma make …

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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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May 01 2018

Oven fish grilling in a fish market in Egypt (Video)

Video ownership and description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     I filmed this video on January 4, 2018, during my visit to a relatively large fish market in Cairo (Zaton market). The facility shown is typical oven similar to the ones which have been used in bread making in rural …

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Nov 30 2017

A tour in a fish market in Heliopolis (Cairo – Egypt) – Video

      This video was filmed in a fish market located in Heliopolis, Cairo (Egypt). The display shows variety of fin fishes, shrimp, squid, and mussel. Tilapia and Nile perch are the key finfish species. As seen in the video, the processing and cooking may take place in the shop depending on the consumer …

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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 20 2017

A quick stop at El Zatoun fish market (Cairo- Egypt)

On 19 March (2017), I spent about an hour in El Zatoun market and in particular at the fish section. The market is close enough to where I live and we used to buy our family need of fish from this market. For one reason or another, I do not recall visiting this market for …

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