Tag Archive: Lake Victoria

Jun 09 2015

Dried “dagaa” in Musoma Market (Tanzania)

Photo credit: KIVA-API (build.kiva.org) Review: KIVA – API and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Musoma is a small town located in the northeastern corner of Tanzania, right on the shores of Lake Victoria. The local market shown in the picture is close to the lake shore, where one can see a pile …

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Jan 06 2015

Fishery co-management approach of Lake Victoria in Uganda

Photos’ Credit: Stella Nabayunga Walugembe (Uganda) Review: Stella Nabayunga Walugembe (Uganda) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)                   The lake shown in the background whether is a part of Lake Victoria, Uganda. The photo shows the burning the confiscated fishing gears which belong to fishing …

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Nov 06 2014

Promoting cage aquaculture in Lake Victoria (Uganda)

Credit: Stella Nabayunga Walugembe (Uganda) Early in 2012, a joint Uganda – China 3-year pilot project on cage farming in Lake Victoria has launched. The fish cage demonstration shown in the inserted picture is located in Lake Victoria, Jinja and is affiliated and managed by The National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI). The management of …

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Dec 06 2013

Cage farming of tilapia in Lake Victoria (Uganda) – Video

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) Source: www.fishconsult.org Because of the declining of fish harvest in Lake Victoria, means for boosting the fish harvest in the lake has been explored.  The adoption of cage fish farming seemed the practical option to adopt. Early in 2012, under the government of Uganda – China Friendship Agriculture Technology Centre, a …

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Oct 20 2012

Industrial fish processing in Uganda

Credit: Mbiro Alexander (Uganda) The photos show fish processing factories which are located mainly around Lake Victoria. Uganda exports considerable quantities of fish products especially Nile perch, Lates niloticus. The principal fishery products are chilled & frozen fillets, fish maws, fats & red meat, skin, head and flanks. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in …

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Sep 06 2012

Predation efficiency of Nile perch, Lates niloticus

This 2-slide information bite addresses the predation efficiency of Nile perch in relation to its characteristics especially its mouth and gapes. The bite touched the case study of the introduction of Nile perch into Lake Victoria and the impacts of the introduction. The predator-prey relationship has been addressed in this bite which is supported by …

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Mar 19 2012

Enhancing the stock of silver minnow, Rastrineobola agentae in Lake Victoria (Uganda)

Credit: Eugene Eges (Uganda) The photo shows the small silver minnow “Mukene”, Rastrineobola agentae whose biomass has gone up following the decline of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) stocks along with its predation pressure in Lake  Victoria. Note:We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will …

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Mar 02 2012

Seed production of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) Photo A shows the sexing and acquisition of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) broodstock from Lake Victoria at Homabay District to be used for seed production in a private tilapia hatchery. Photo B shows Nile tilapia fry produced at a Governmental hatchery in Kisii Central District, Kenya. Tilapia fingerlings produced in Kenyan …

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Mar 01 2012

An artisanal fisherman with his catch at Matoso beach in Migori District, Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) This photo shows an artisanal fisherman on his sesse canoe with his catch of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The water body shown in the photo is Lake Victoria, the source of the White Nile. In addition to Nile tilapia which is the dominant Tilapine species landed from this water body, there …

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