Tag Archive: Sudan

Sep 13 2015

Consumption of dried fish “Kajake” in Sudan

Credit: Mai Tawfig Ahmed and Gamal Ibrahim Hamid (Sudan) Supplemented by: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       In Sudan, about 70% of fin fish is consumed fresh while 25% is consumed sun-dried leaving about 5% of total fish consumed wet salted. The inserted picture shows dried catfish which is mostly …

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Aug 12 2014

A typical fishing boat and gears in the Blue Nile (Sudan)

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows from a distance a traditional boat which is locally named “Bongolu” that operates in Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir-Blue Nile State). The boat is used for collecting fish from fishing camps and could be used for transportation during flood seasons. This boat is equipped with 40-hp out-board engine. …

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Jul 23 2014

Water analysis prior to the construction of Merowe Dam, Sudan

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) Merowe Dam was constructed in North State, Sudan. The photo was taken during the pre-construction of the dam whereas the physical and chemical properties of water were periodically analyzed including (pH, water conductivity, temperature and Dissolved Oxygen. This work was funded by Dams Implementation Unit. This analysis was stopped after the …

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Jun 11 2014

Fish trade and processing in the fishing camp along Roseires Reservoir, Sudan

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows a fishing camp on the premise of Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir).  In fishing camp, fishermen collect their fish and sell it as fresh fish to the traders. Fishermen also process other fish species especially African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) into dried fish; the latter is used in the …

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May 10 2014

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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May 08 2014

Desert aquaculture in Fouja village, North Kordofan (Sudan) – Pond management

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photos show series of the management practices applied to the fish pond in the desert area in Fouja village, Bara Locality- North Kordofan State. As shown in the photos, the pond has been filled with underground water before the stocking of Nile tilapia fingerlings. Throughout the growing season, fish are …

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May 08 2014

Desert aquaculture in Fouja village, North Kordofan (Sudan) – Pond establishment

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photos show the establishment of a fish pond in Fouja village, Bara Locality- North Kordofan State. This project represents a part of the Environmental Change Programme and is carried out by Fisheries Department (North Kordofan State). The underground water is the only source of water for this pond which is …

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Oct 17 2013

Use of locally-made feeding facilities in an African catfish farm in Sudan

Credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) The three photos show the locally-made feeding facilities used in an African catfish farm in Sudan. The facilities include a feed manufacturing unit capable to produce 1 ton of feed/day and demand feeders of 30 kg/each capacity. The third photo shows the produced feed. The total area of this farm is 31,500 …

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Oct 15 2013

Culture of African catfish, Clarias garipinus in Sudan

Credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) The two photos show the culture of African catfish, Clarias garipinus that represents the main cultured species in a fish farm in Sudan. The stocking rate of fingerlings is 7 pieces/m2 whereas fingerlings are either collected from the wild or from hatchery-produced fry through induced breeding. The average initial weight upon stocking …

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Aug 27 2013

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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