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Tag: Kpong landing site

Aug 11 2014

Fish smoking and commonly used smoker “Chorkor” in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) In Ghana most harvested fish from aquaculture are usually processed and enjoyed by grilling; which usually go well with a local dish called “banku and hot pepper sauce”. This is however not the case with most fishes from the various inland and marine water bodies: Fishes from these sources are usually smoked …

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Jul 08 2014

Regulating the catch of shrimp in Lake Volta (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)   The photo shows a fisherman holding gravid shrimp (Penaeus species) caught from the Volta lake stretch at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Kpong is well noted for the selling of fried shrimps, oysters, Sierrathirssa tiny fish species commonly called “one-mouth …

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May 26 2014

Fish trapping in Volta Lake in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Most water bodies in the world are being exploited using various gears. Among such gears is what is seen here. It is a local gear made from palm fronds called “borxe” in the “Ewe” local language in Ghana and it is a fish trap. It is used in catching green tilapia (Tilapia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10917

May 08 2014

Lake Volta Mormyrus species at the Kpong landing site (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Various fresh water species are caught in the various water bodies in Ghana. Among this is the mormyrus species which is also found in the Volta Lake in Ghana. The insert shows a picture of mormyrus species caught at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the …

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