Tag Archive: conservation measures

Apr 28 2017

Florida manatee (Threats – conservation)- Part three/three

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA The title of this video: “Florida Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril” and was filmed during 1980s The caption of the video states: “This is an excellent film about the plight of the endangered manatee. It is narrated by Leonard Nimoy and is full of beautiful underwater photography. …

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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 10 2017

Sailfish sport fishing in Florida from 1950s till present (Video)

Video courtesy: the State Archives of Florida, USA   The title of this video: “Sailfish city” and was filmed during 1950s. The caption of the video states: ”This film is about fishing for sailfish off Fort Pierce. It shows how to use mullet for bait. There is lots of action as sailfish are caught”. The …

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Nov 07 2016

Conservation measures of golden mahaseer in Bhutan

Photo credit: Juie Claussen (FCF) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The golden mahaseer (Tor Putitora) is one of the highly prized sportfish in the rivers of the Himalayan region. The species is most attractive fish and may be considered as the ‘King of the Sport Fish’ in light …

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Sep 09 2014

The great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo); a bird of luck or a nightmare

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), has also several names such as the great black cormorant, the black cormorant, the large cormorant, the black shag, and “Aggag” in Arabic. The great cormorant is a large black bird with a typical range from 2.6 to 3.7 kg. Distribution and …

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Aug 11 2014

Stock enhancement of Giant clam in Thailand (Demand – threats – conservation)

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Introduction: Giant clams are marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae and sub-family Tridacnidae that are considered the largest bivalves in the world. Their large size, delicious taste and attractive shell colors have made them target animals for consumption and decorative …

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Jun 11 2014

Hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (Threats and conservation measures)

Credit for the photo: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Site and video channel founder) This photo was taken at mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia The role of Hawksbills in the ecosystem is significant. For example, the hawksbills have been found essential for healthy reefs through controlling sponges …

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Apr 15 2014

European eel, Anguilla anguilla (Description, feeding, reproduction, threats and conservation)

Credit of the photos: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal These photos have been taken in the recovery plan of European eel (Spain)   Introduction: The European eel, Anguilla anguilla, is a catadromous snake-like species of eels, that belongs to the family “Anguillidae”. This species is a popular food fish of high …

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Mar 26 2014

Threats and conservation efforts of the Mekong Giant Catfish, Pangasianodon gigas in Thailand

Photo credit: Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal General: The Mekong giant catfish, Pangasianodon gigas is the world’s largest freshwater fish which is native to the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. It is also called giant Mekong catfish and also “Pla Beuk” in the Thai language. There are records about specimens of the …

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Feb 14 2014

Historic information – conservation measures of snails in Ahafo, Ghana

Source of the text: Pageant of Ghana    By: Freda Wolfson      Year: 1958 Snails are valuable protein source among the forest people. In the district of Ahafo (Ghana), lies one of the richest areas for snail catching in Ghana. During the snail hunting season, whole villages –men, women and children –migrate into the forest, leaving only …

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