Tag Archive: Sao Tome and Prince

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 12 2012

Artisanal fishery in Sao Tome and Prince (Canoes fishing boats)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Around 35% of the artisanal fishermen in Sao Tomé  fish in bigger wood canoes (as shown in the photos) with crews of 10-20 people and only around 5% uses fibreglass boats. Both of them uses outboard motors and are mostly purse seiners, catching mainly small pelagics. Note: We decided not …

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Sep 12 2012

Artisanal fishery in Sao Tome and Prince (Prao fishing boats)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) There are some projects funded by international donors trying to introduce a prototype fishing boats specially designed for Sao Tomé and Prince waters, which are more stable and efficient. It is called “Prao” and is made of laminated wood. The boats are shown in the photos. Note: We decided not …

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Sep 12 2012

Artisanal fishery in Sao Tome and Prince (dugout fishing boats)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) More than half of the artisanal fishermen of São Tomé and Prince uses small dugouts without motor and fish using  hand line and target mostly demersal fish (groupers) or big pelagics (small tuna, merlin fish, sharks…). Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. …

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