Tag Archive: Maldives

Jan 29 2016

Skipjack fishery in the Maldives

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The landing of skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the Maldives amounts about 20% of the reported total Indian Ocean skipjack catch whereas the catches in the Maldives peaked in 2006 amounting to 138,000 tons, but have been …

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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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