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Regulating Nile perch fishery in Tanzania

Photo credit: Bilali Bandali (Tanzania) Review: Bilali Bandali and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) According to FAO statistics the catch of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) from Tanzanian waters amounted 73025, 68403 and 70626 tons in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively. Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika are the fishery resources of Nile perch …

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The heavily-fished Nile perch today was regarded a sacred fish in old Egypt

Museum photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) –   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) One of the photos was taken in the National Museum (Egypt). The second photo was taken in the landing site (Aswan – Egypt) It may of interest to know that the Nile perch which is currently considered …

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Musoma fish market in Tanzania

Photo credit: KIVA-API (build.kiva.org) Review: KIVA – API and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The market shown in the picture is located in Musoma District, which is among the six districts of Mara Region with its ~ 130,000 population is located in the northern part of Tanzania.  Most people in Musoma make …

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Nile perch meat stays in Egypt – the bladder goes to China – Video

Ownership of the video and the review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) I filmed this video on 1st April 2018 during my visit to a relatively large fish market in Cairo (Zaton). I was lucky to be in the market during the processing of this specimen of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) …

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Use of oval structure in the breeding of river fishes in Uganda

Credit: Godfrey Byaruhanga (Uganda)     In such breeding system, fish gets conditioned to flowing water and follows the direction opposite to the current. During this period, the broodfish starts to breed. Such fish species include Nile perch, Chinese carps (in particular grass carp). The oval construction is composed of water outlets with control valves. …

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A tour in a fish market in Heliopolis (Cairo – Egypt) – Video

      This video was filmed in a fish market located in Heliopolis, Cairo (Egypt). The display shows variety of fin fishes, shrimp, squid, and mussel. Tilapia and Nile perch are the key finfish species. As seen in the video, the processing and cooking may take place in the shop depending on the consumer …

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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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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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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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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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