Tag Archive: consumer preference

Aug 15 2016

Smoking of African catfish in Malawi

Photos’ credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi) Review: Medicine Alexander Dazilone and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos show the smoking process of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Makawa in Mangochi district. Fish smoking is a common processing method especially for large size fish. However, smaller …

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Oct 13 2015

Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) in the catch of lake Qarun, Egypt

    Lake Qarun (21,800 ha) in Fayoum, Egypt is a closed system which originated from a fresh water lake called Mories. After the disconnection of Nile water reaching the lake, the agricultural drainage water of Fayoum province became the only source of water feeding the lake. Consequently, and due to the extensive evaporation, the …

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Sep 13 2015

Consumption of dried fish “Kajake” in Sudan

Credit: Mai Tawfig Ahmed and Gamal Ibrahim Hamid (Sudan) Supplemented by: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       In Sudan, about 70% of fin fish is consumed fresh while 25% is consumed sun-dried leaving about 5% of total fish consumed wet salted. The inserted picture shows dried catfish which is mostly …

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Jun 26 2015

Processing, trade and consumption of dried fish in in Bangladesh

Credit for the photo and original description:Abu Sayed Talukder & Zahangir Alam (Bangladesh) More information is provided by: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         This photo has been taken at a dried fish market at a coastal area in Bangladesh. Most of dried fish displayed in the market are …

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May 12 2015

Fish marketing and consumer preference in Lao PDR

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photo shows the display of the indigenous snakeheads and barbs for sale in Thonkhankam Market in Vientiane. These fish were caught in the new Nam Theun 2 Reservoir, which supports …

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Aug 15 2014

Size grading of oyster in a processing establishment in France

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt)   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The grading of live oyster is done for marketing and consumer preference purposes. According to French law, classifying oysters according to their individual weight is compulsory whether they are sold by the kilo or by the dozen. The photo shows …

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Aug 12 2014

Cage culture of meagre in Spain – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) The farming of meagre, Argyrosomus regius in Spain started in 2004 peaking in 2010 whereas its production amounted 3250 tons before declining in 2011 and further declining in 2012 whereas the meagre production amounted 1640 tons. Although meagre …

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Aug 03 2014

A typical fishing trip and catch in Golinga Dam, Ghana – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo (Ghana) Golinga Dam is the fishery resource in which fishing practice is taking place. One of the two fishermen lives in Tamele town while the other lives in Gbulahgu Village. Canoes are the common fishing boats operating in the dam; the local name of this canoe is “Narin”; “Dagbani” …

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May 22 2014

Preparing and selling harvested fish produced by a small-scale farm in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) One of the photos shows a small-scale farmer while preparing the harvested fish to sell out to awaiting costumers. Fresh fish is the preferred form of selling in Ghana. That notwithstanding, the fishes are sold in various sizes per kilo which go along with certain prices pegged by the farmers themselves. The second …

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May 16 2014

Trade of smoked fish in Cameroon

Credit: Innocent Zambou (Cameroon) One of the photos shows a whole sale smoked fish market in Youpwe, a fishing area in Douala, Cameroon. The two other photos show a smoked fish market in Bamenda main market, Cameroon.  Actually, the fish is not produced here. Fish sold in this market come from Youpwe and other places. About …

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