Tag Archive: fishery

May 18 2017

Dungeness crab (Biology, fishery and conservation) – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This video was filmed in a retail shop located in Monterey, California (USA) where different fish species and crabs are sold. The Dungeness crab is the crab species shown in this video whether sold iced or displayed live. The Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister (formerly: Cancer magister), is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14006

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 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 …

Continue reading »

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

Jul 26 2016

Lift-net fishing in Bangladesh

Photo credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Lift net is a relatively large framed bag or basket-shaped net with an opening facing upward to enable vertical fishing. Lift nets are submerged into the water to the desired depth, and once the targeted fish are above the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13430

Apr 16 2016

Tackling the Global Problem of Dynamite Fishing – Video

Video credit: World Fish Center Review: World Fish Center and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       This video was filmed in Tanzania. In Tanzania, illegal and destructive fishing practices threaten environmental sustainability and the livelihoods of small-scale fishers. The future of several communities reliant on fisheries depends on finding …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13288

Mar 19 2016

Use of plunge baskets by women in subsistence fishery in Thailand during 1950s

Photo credit: Gove Hambidge, 1955. The story of FAO. Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture which was published in 1955 shows a group of Thai women (and boys) while using the plunge baskets in capturing fish. Traditionally, plunge baskets are mainly a subsistence gear attracting the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13224

Aug 19 2015

Fishery resources in Balhaf (Yemen)

Photo credit: David Elliott (Mac Alister Elliott & Pts.) – UK Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Balhaf is an industrial port town that belongs to Shabwa of Yemen and located about 150 km from Al Mukalla, the capital of Hadhramaut. Balhaf’s marine exclusive zone is approximately 130 kilometers west of Mukalla …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12864

Jul 07 2015

Construction of fishing vessels “Sambuks” in Yemen 

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The traditional fishing boats in Yemen are “houri” and “sambuks”. The inserted photo shows the construction of sambuks. Wooden vessels including sambuks are being built and repaired at private boatyards while cooperative workshops are used mainly for small …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12777

Jun 08 2015

Shrimp trawling in the Negombo Lagoon, SriLanka

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The Negombo Lagoon which is a large estuarine lagoon is situated in the Gampaha district at around 20 km north of Colombo. The lagoon covers an area of approximately 3,200ha. The source of freshwater lagoon is that is the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12685

May 13 2015

Enforcing fishery regulations in Zambia

Credit: Numel  Phiri  (Zambia)         The Dept. of Fisheries is mandated to enforce the Fisheries Regulations with support for state or wildlife police. The penalty for using illegal fishing nets according to Fisheries Act of 2011 if convicted faces up to 3 years imprisonment or fined 300000 penalty units  ($10,000) or both. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12640

Older posts «