Tag Archive: Bolivia

Mar 03 2017

Sabalo fishing in Pilcomayo River (Bolivia)

  Photo credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Review: Rory and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photo shows indigenous people from the Weenhayek population during the fishing of  “sabalo” in Pilcomayo River using “cabbage nets”. In Bolivia, Sábalo is the common name of an Amazonian fish that enjoys …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13880

Dec 16 2016

Fish catch in Beni River (Bolivia)- Video

Video credit: Paola Luna Morales (Bolivia) Review: Paola Luna Morales and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     It is common in the “Beni” river to see the fishermen on their boats with outboard motor while using their sacks to keep their catch of fish alive until they return to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13691

Oct 28 2016

Pilcomayo River and incidences of massive fish kill – Bolivia

Photo credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Review: Rory Felix Mamani and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The Pilcomayo River is a river in central South America which is about 1,100 kilometers long. The river originates in the eastern Andes Mountains in Bolivia which forms the upper basin of the river while the lower course forms about …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13636

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 …

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

Feb 26 2015

Biodiversity and culture in Bolivia – Not fishery-related (in Spanish)- Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Submitted by: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) This is the first time to post a video which is not directly related to aquaculture or fishery. However and regardless the language barrier -to me- I enjoyed this video and decided to share it with you. I placed a warning statement in the title “un-related fishery” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12435

Feb 20 2015

Post harvest handling and processing in Bolivia- in Spanish (Video)

Video submitted by: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video shows the packing and transporting of harvested fish in ice boxes. Icing of fish is shown in the video. Fish gutting, baking and serving are addressed in the video.

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12300

Feb 18 2015

Water quality analysis in a Bolivian fish pond – Video (in Spanish)

Video submitted by: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This short video clip presented very quickly the water quality practices in an earthen pond. Even though, the language of the video Spanish, the contents are easy to follow. The main components shown in the clip are pond …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12422

Feb 02 2015

Catch of “Sabalo” in Pilemayo River (Bolivia)

Photo credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) Review: Rory Felix Mamani and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture shows the fishing of “sábalo” which takes place in “Pilemayo River” near the indigenous community “Weenhayek”. The Pilcomayo River is considered an important fish source for artisanal fisheries in Bolivia. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12295

Jan 18 2015

Grilling and consumption of “Pacu” in Bolivia

Credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia)   The photo shows the grilling of “Pacu” (Colossoma sp.) in Bolivia. The metal container shown in the photo allows the exposure of contained fish to the heat and in fact the smoke generated by the heat of burnt coal. The design of the metal container as well as the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12241

Dec 17 2014

Cooking and consumption of Sabalo fishes in Tarija (Bolivia)

Credit: Rory Felix Mamani (Bolivia) The photo shows an indigenous woman in southern Bolivia’s Tarija region from Weenhayek community while cooking sábalo. This kind of cooking is known as “stick” or gag. There are several fish with the common name sábalo. The communities in this region rely heavily on fishing.      

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12171

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