Tag Archive: fishing boats

Sep 05 2016

Fishing boats in Laos made from the fuel tanks of B-52 bombers

Photo credit: CGIAR, Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The metal boats shown in the inserted photo were made in Laos through the recycling of B-52 bombers’ fuel tanks. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, during war raids, fuel tanks were jettisoned …

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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 …

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Jul 10 2015

Features of artisanal fishery in Lake Aheme (Benin)

Photos’ credit: Codjo Bertin Ahokin (Benin) Review: Codjo Bertin Ahokin and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Inland fishery is a very important activity for the riverside communities in regard to job creation and food security through providing a reliable source of animal protein. There are thousands of fishermen who depend …

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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 …

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Jun 29 2015

Enhancing the activities at the fish harbor, Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Credit: Kanwal Odhejo (Pakistan)     The inserted photos show some of the recent developments which have taken place at the fish harbor of Karachi, Pakistan. The developments included the lining of traditional fishing boats (e.g. Hora) with fiberglass and providing necessary protection against oil and grease. In addition to the installation of awning, overhead tank …

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Jun 06 2015

Boat building along the coast of Volta Lake (Ghana)

Photo credit:David Elliott (Mac Alister Elliott & Pts.) – UK Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the boat building of a typical boat to be operated in Volta Lake (Ghana). Such boats can be in fishing as well as in carrying feed to cages in Volta Lake. The …

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May 06 2015

Prawn Trawling in Queensland, Australia

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website   According to the official statistics, the Queensland trawl fishery which extends 2,500 km along the Queensland east coast is the largest and most valuable commercial fishery in Queensland with about 800 fishing vessels, between 85,000 and 90,000 boat-nights (predominantly a night-time …

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May 03 2015

Construction and uses of dugout canoes (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)     The insert shows a finished product of a dugout canoe. These canoes actually belong to a fish farmer. The length is about 5m. He uses them to transport feed onto his cages to feed his fishes. They also double up as a means to cart harvested fish onshore to ready customers. …

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Sep 17 2014

Dugout canoes in artisanal fishing in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) In Ghana, Inland fishing vessels for artisanal fishing include dugout and planked canoes. Dugout canoes, as the name suggests are canoes dugged out, but from special timber logs. Planked canoes are manufactured by joining different wooden boards. The insert here shows the process of constructing a dugout canoe in a fishing community …

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Sep 12 2014

Artisanal fishery in Gabon: Preparation for a fishing trip

Credit: Chantal Sengue Ngoulou and Jean Michel Megne Me Zeng (Gabon) This photo which was taken in a fishing facility in Gabon shows the preparation of canoes for the start of a fishing trip. Typically, the preparation includes loading fuel, drinking water, food and ice to preserve fish. On the average, a fishing trip takes 3-4 …

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