Tag Archive: Lates niloticus

Jun 24 2017

Nile perch swim bladder from neglecting to trading (video)

Typically, swim bladder in fish contains gas (usually oxygen) and functions as a hydrostatic organ, enabling the fish to maintain its depth without floating upward or sinking. Nile perch (Lates niloticus) is a luxury fish with high commercial value in Africa especially when exported. Upon processing Nile perch not long ago, whether in local markets or for export, …

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May 10 2014

Introduction of several fish species in ER Rahad reservoir (Sudan)

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) During September to November, 2010 new fish species were introduced in ER Rahad reservoir (a town in North Kurdufan Province in central Sudan). The introduced fish species included Nile perch, Lates niloticus (Family: Centnopomida), Bagrus bajad, Bagrus docmak (Family: Bagridae) and African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Family: Clariidae). This project was funded …

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Aug 27 2013

Fish-pass on the Jebel Aulia dam in Sudan – Historic information (1946)

Sources: E.B. Worthington, Middle East Science, 1946. Publisher: London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office Caption of the photo: Fish-pass on the Jebel Aulia dam in Sudan. Above the dam a shallow lake extends to 340,000 acres for six months in each year. It offers a big opportunity for fishery development. The following paragraph is cited from …

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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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Feb 05 2012

Artisanal fishery in the Nile (Uganda)

Credit:Enima Chris (Uganda) The overview of the Nile shows the heavy coverage of the river with aquatic plants such as water hyacinth and papyrus which tend to block fishing activities by the fishermen. However, fishermen cut through the plants and set their nets. The common gears and methods used include, gillnets, beach seine, tycooning, spears, …

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