Tag Archive: fishing gears

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 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 …

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Mar 22 2015

Pole and Line tuna fishing in the Maldives

            Photo credit: David Elliott (UK); http://www.macalister-elliott.com/index.php Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Introduction:The Maldives that consists of a very large of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean is a nation that comprises of 99% sea. That is why more than 70% of people …

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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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Aug 12 2014

A typical fishing boat and gears in the Blue Nile (Sudan)

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows from a distance a traditional boat which is locally named “Bongolu” that operates in Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir-Blue Nile State). The boat is used for collecting fish from fishing camps and could be used for transportation during flood seasons. This boat is equipped with 40-hp out-board engine. …

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Jul 07 2014

Fish landing site at Ibbankatuwa reservoir (SriLanka)

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo was taken at the Ibbankatuwa reservoir in Central province of SriLanka. This landing site situates near the inflow area and fish catch is dominant with native riverine species. Apart from the gill net, fishermen use traps to catch fish that migrate upwards stream.    

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Jun 23 2014

Mullet fishery in Lake Bardawil (Egypt)

Credit for two photos: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) The fishery of mullet in Lake Bardawil amounted 1087 tons in 2012 and so is considered –by far- the leading finfish species in lake catch. As shown in one of the photos, five boats are involved in mullet fishery and operated …

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May 02 2014

Fishing practices in the Golinga Dam, Tolon, Ghana

Credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo (Ghana) The water body shown in the picture is the Golinga Dam, located in the Tolon District of the Northern Region. It was a dam constructed to provide water for the rural communities surrounding it mainly for irrigation purposes. The Boat is a hand dug canoe used for artisanal fisheries by …

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Feb 27 2014

Trapping in artisanal fishery in Benin

Credit for the photos: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photos show simple fishing gears (traps) which are made of locally available materials. Trapping is a favored fishing practice to artisanal fishermen especially whenever fishery stocks are abundant as well as when the right location for placing the traps is chosen. This is in addition to the …

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Dec 07 2013

Construction of traditional fishing gears in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) The photos show the construction of traditional fishing gears which are made of locally available materials. The gears shown are trap-type gears.      

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