Category Archive: 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 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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14242

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13931

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13927

Sep 06 2016

Touring Jagalchi Fish Market in Busan (South Korea) – Video

Video credit: Hisham El Gazzar (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Jagalchi Fish Market is a fish market located in Busan, South Korea. After the Korean War, the market solidified itself as a fish market turning over time to become one of the landmarks of Busan as well as one –if not- of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13535

Jun 20 2016

Sohar fish market in Oman (Video)

This video shows the facility of the Sohar fish market and describes the sections of the market including the displays, cutting and preparation sections. The information id found on the video youtube channel.  

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13374

Jun 15 2016

Sea urchin fishery and trade in Chile

Photo credit: ICSF Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows the cleaning of sea urchin Chile’s sea urchin fishery ranges between about 40,000 – 60,000 tons/year which is by far the largest in the world and contributing by more than 50% of the global urchin production. Sea …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13368

Apr 03 2016

Sea urchin (biological features and utilization) – Video

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014.         Introduction: The name “urchin” is an old word for hedgehog, which sea urchins resemble. Sea urchins are small and spiny animals that are members of the phylum Echinodermata, which also includes sea …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13267

Feb 22 2016

Display of sharks in Deira fish market, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

  Photo credit:: Patricia Martin Cabrera (United Arab Emirates) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken in Deira fish market, Dubai, United Arab Emirates       Even though there is some demand for fresh and dried shark meat, shark-fishing is driven by the lucrative trade of dried shark fins …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13169

Feb 04 2016

Fish trade and consumption in Bolivia

Photo credit: Andres Loayza Apaza (Bolivia) Review: Andres Loayza Apaza and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows fish display in a fish market in Bolivia. The fish species shown is ”pacu” which is a popular fish for Bolivian consumers. This market is located in the town of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13146

Dec 09 2015

Trade and consumption of dried fish in Myanmar

Photos’ credit: Yin Win Myat (Myanmar) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photos were taken in a dried fish market in Yangon, Myanmar. Preserved fish including dried fish in Myanmar plays an important role in the local diet. Even people whose cultural tendency is towards vegetarianism, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13018

Older posts «