Tag Archive: Srilanka

Dec 10 2016

Climate change in Sri Lanka

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Jun 08 2015

Shrimp trawling in the Negombo Lagoon, SriLanka

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The Negombo Lagoon which is a large estuarine lagoon is situated in the Gampaha district at around 20 km north of Colombo. The lagoon covers an area of approximately 3,200ha. The source of freshwater lagoon is that is the …

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Mar 24 2015

Jellyfish processing and export in SriLanka

Photo credit:Tim Huntington (UK) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)           This jellyfish resource remains un-utilized for many years until an emerging demand on jellyfish showed up and led to a significant activity in SriLanka within a relatively short time. In order to meet the increasing demand, …

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Aug 06 2014

Enforcing inland fishery regulations in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) One of the photos shows one of the monthly visits to a fish landing site as carried out by fishery officials which is done in several reservoirs. The purpose of these visits is to acquire biological data on commercial fish species which were in this reservoir Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and …

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Aug 05 2014

Kraal fishery in lagoons and bays in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka)      Review: Ajith Kumara and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photos show a traditional fishing method “Kraal fishery” which has been in practice for centuries in SriLanka. This trapping method is designed to catch shrimps in lagoons and bays. This pen enclosure is prepared against tidal fluctuations blocking the migration pathway of …

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Jul 15 2014

Catching mud crab (Scylla serrata) in Mannar District, SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) This photograph was taken in Mannar area, North province in 2009 (Mannar District is one of the 25 districts of SriLanka). The water body is a part of lagoon (tidal flat) during low tide. People shown in the photo dig holes to catch Scylla serrata  (mud crab or mangrove crab). According …

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Jul 12 2014

Periodic measuring of water levels in water reservoirs in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photos show the official team while carrying out one of the monthly measurement of water level in a water reservoir. Based on the measurements, the estimation of the exposure extent of particular area during a given period is obtained. Hereafter an attempt will be taken to incorporate these data with …

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Jul 07 2014

Open fish markets in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) In one photo, a fish vendor sorts out his purchased stock before going to sell. About 70% of the fish shown is tilapia while the rest comprises species of Indian carps. The second photograph tells a busy morning in the open whole sale fish market in lagoon area in Jaffna North …

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Jul 07 2014

Fish landing site at Ibbankatuwa reservoir (SriLanka)

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo was taken at the Ibbankatuwa reservoir in Central province of SriLanka. This landing site situates near the inflow area and fish catch is dominant with native riverine species. Apart from the gill net, fishermen use traps to catch fish that migrate upwards stream.    

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Jul 03 2014

Common fishing boats operating in Kalawewa reservoir, SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo shows a type of fishing boats that are used as the major craft in inland reservoirs (Kalawewa reservoir: North central province of SriLanka). The boat is made of fiber glass while the supporting part (for balancing purpose) is made of wood.    

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