Tag Archive: Gambia

Nov 05 2017

Country report – Gambia (2013)

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Nov 26 2013

Display of Rubberlip Grunt, Plectorhynchus meditaraneus at Tanji Landing Site (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The species shown in this photo are “Rubberlip grunt”, Plectorhynchus meditaraneus  just off loaded from the fishing boats and displayed on the shore in wheelbarrow to be bought by customers. Its local name is “Banda”.    

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Nov 26 2013

Landed catches of bobo croaker, Fonticulus elongatus in Tanji Landing site (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photo shows the “Bobo Croaker” (Fonticulus elongatus) which is newly off loaded from the landed catches and placed in the wheelbarrows in Tanji landing site at the sea shore before the customers. The bobo croaker is a common pelagic species in the Gambia fishery.    

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Nov 26 2013

Display of mackerel, Trachurus spp in Tanji Landing Site (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show the display of mackerel (Trachurus Spp) which is freshly off loaded in Tanji landing site from catches. Fish are displayed in wheelbarrows are sold fresh on site. Extra quantities are either transported to domestic markets or to fish processing establishments for preservation before being exported to external …

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Nov 19 2013

Fish cleaning at Tanji landing site (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos are taken at the Tanji landing site and show men who set up this place to be for fish cleaning. Fish gutting and cutting is the common paid service done upon the request of fish buyers.    

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Nov 18 2013

Road transport of fish in Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photo is taken at Tanji landing site and shows one of fish transportation trucks which are usually hired to transport fish to local markets in Gambia as well as to local fish factories. The truck transport of Gambia fish extends to neighboring countries like Senegal and Guinea Conakry.   …

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Nov 17 2013

Gambia artisanal fishery – Hook and line fishing

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show a typical fishing boat in Gambia artisanal fishery. Hook and line fishing is used when fishing of large value species like; giant African threadfin, and Barracuda is targeted. Because of the warm climate, fishermen normally carry along those boxes and ice with them when going fishing to …

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Nov 15 2013

Building and maintenance of artisanal fishing boats in Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) This photo was taken at Tanji Landing site and shows the boat building whereas boat builders sell the boats to fishermen. Also, ship builders carry out boat maintenance upon fisherman’s request whether on regular basis or whenever boats get problem.    

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Nov 10 2013

Artisanal fishery in Gambia: Post fishing practices

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show usual practices done after the fishing trip by artisanal fishermen. Usually, after loading their catch of fish, fishermen draw out their fishing boats out of the water to the shore. Also, fishermen inspect and look for damages which could have occurred to their nets. In such case, …

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Nov 01 2013

Role of middlemen in fish trade in Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The two photos show the middlemen with their bicycles or motorbikes at the Tanji landing site. These middlemen buy small quantity of pelagic fish such as bonga, Ethmolosa fimbriata and sardinella for selling it in nearby villages located about 5-15 km from the landing site. During the trip, fish are …

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