Tag Archive: Salting and salted fish

Feb 13 2014

Global fish trade in the early 1900s

The information in this 2-slide bite has been distilled from the document of the United Nations conference which was held in Hot Springs, Virginia, USA during the period May 18 – June 3, 1943. Fish trade has been focused upon in the bite especially in related to salted fish. The prices of salted fish in …

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Oct 24 2012

Drying of salted fish in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kaluba (Zambia) The photo shows the previously salted fish when let to dry. Dried fish are ready for market and human consumption. There is a very good market for salted fish in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you …

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Oct 16 2012

Fish gutting by a woman in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) The picture illustrates post harvest technologies. The woman is gutting the fish which will later be either salted, sun dried or smoked. There are inadequate freezing facilities for fish so people opt to salt, sun dry or smoke. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its …

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Sep 19 2012

Women training on fish salting and sun-drying in Sao Tome (Video)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) This video which was donated to the site by its copyright holder was taken during a training session that was designed for women in a fishing community in Sao Tome. The video begins with fishermen and their landed fishing. The scene till the end of the video was led by …

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Sep 09 2012

Processing and consumption of salted mullet (Mugil sp.) in Egypt

Credit for the photo: David Sykora (Paraguay)                                                   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows the packing of salted mullet (Mugil sp.) before marketing. Although salted mullet is consumed all-year round, …

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Sep 08 2012

Salted fish of Lake Nasser’s fish catch

The majority of fish catch in lake Nasser belongs to about 10 species that collectively make up more than 95% of Lake Nasser catch.  The predominant species sold as fresh fish are the tilapias and Nile perch, Lates niloticus, Labeo and Bagrus, while Alestes spp., Labeo spp., Hydrocynus spp., and Eutropius niloticus are salted. Salting takes …

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Dec 16 2011

Salted tuna in the Sultanate of Oman (in Arabic)

Credit: Hussein Ali Mohammed Alshihi (Oman) تشير الصورة إلى براميل تحتوى على أسماك التونة المملحة. عندما يزداد مزيد التونة وتنخفض أسعارها فإن الصيادون يلجأون لتمليحها وبيعها كأسماك مملحة حيث يصل سعر البرميل إلى حوالى ثلاثون أو أربعون دولار Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we …

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Nov 03 2011

Keeled mullet (Liza carinata) in Egypt

This species is found more in the Red Sea system due to its high tolerance to high salinity. The fry of keeled mullet (Liza carinata) are collected from collecting stations in Ismaelia and Suez. Even though the growth rate of keeled mullet is not high especially when compared to key mullet species, there is a …

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