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Fish section in Mongu central market, Zambia

Credit: Numel Phiri (Zambia)   This picture is for a general market for fish and other goods as well. This is the second biggest in terms of fish trading after the Mulamba Harbor market which is at the hub of fish trading. However, the harbor market is characterized by fish trading structures made out of …

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Jellyfish processing and export in SriLanka

Photo credit:Tim Huntington (UK) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)           This jellyfish resource remains un-utilized for many years until an emerging demand on jellyfish showed up and led to a significant activity in SriLanka within a relatively short time. In order to meet the increasing demand, …

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Sun-drying of fish in Bangladesh

Credit: Abu Sayed Talukder & Zahangir Alam (Bangladesh) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows the traditional sun-drying method for fish in Bangladesh in which fish are exposed to sun for a period of 3-7 days depending on season (temperature) as well as type and size …

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Preserving shrimp in Senegal through salting and sun-drying

Credit: Makhtar Ndiaye (Senegal) The inserted photo shows a woman during the sun-drying of shrimp as a means of preservation and marketing. This practice occurs in the Casamance region of southern Senegal. The sun-drying of shrimp is done after being boiled and salted. After drying, the product will be packaged and ready for sale.   …

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Marketing of dried fish in the market of Santa Rosa, Lambayeque (Perù)

Credit: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) One of the photos shows dried specimens of three species that are namely guitara (Rhinobatos planiceps), raya (Myliobatis peruvianus), and doncella (Hemanthias signifier). In the right bottom corner, fresh doncella is displayed. The second photo shows only dried guitara. Dried fish is popular in Peru especially those for some marine fish. …

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Consumption and trade of dried fish in Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The per capita of fish consumption in Laos is slightly above 20 kg/year indicating that about 42% of animal protein intake comes from fish (FAO, 2011). Drying of fish was found a practical means for …

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A tour on sun-drying practices of fish in 15 African, Asian and European countries

The collection of posts on sun-drying of fish does not only cover this wide geographical area (15 countries), it also deals with various fish species (bony fish, sharks) and octopus. The collection also addresses some of the high value fish products such as shark fins. In regard to the timings of the practices, few posts …

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Sun-drying octopus in the Sultanate of Oman

The sun-drying of octopus has been practiced –especially in Greece- for centuries as a means to tenderize the octopus before grilling. Fishermen probably hung them over the ships ropes to dry out. The photo which was taken in Salala, Oman shows a simple and a smart method in which the drying of octopus is done …

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Sun-drying and trade of shark fins in Egypt

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photo shows the sun-drying of shark fins in Suez, Egypt. Dried fins are exported to South-East countries where the main market of dried shark fins does exist. Over centuries, shark fins soup has been considered a luxury item in Chinese …

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Fish trade and processing in the fishing camp along Roseires Reservoir, Sudan

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows a fishing camp on the premise of Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir).  In fishing camp, fishermen collect their fish and sell it as fresh fish to the traders. Fishermen also process other fish species especially African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) into dried fish; the latter is used in the …

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