Tag: Sultanate of Oman

Jan 20 2018

Processing of sharks with zero waste – Oman

The inserted pictures show the processing of shark as carried out in a processing plant located in Wilayat Quiryat, Sultanate of Oman. The followings are the products and so the uses of different processed products. Dried shark: As shown in the pictures, the shark meat is dried on screen rack. During drying, the meat is …

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Jul 16 2017

Honeycomb moray eel (Gymnothorax favagineus) in Damaniyat Island, Oman (Video)

Video client: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     The video was filmed in Damaniyat Island (Al Batinah region), Sultanate of Oman. The honeycomb moray eel, Gymnothorax favagineus shown in the video is a species of marine fish in the family Muraenidae and is one of the largest of Indo-Pacific morays and …

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Jan 09 2017

Fish export from Oman – Video

  This video was filmed during a brief visit to the facility of Oman Fisheries Company (Muscat) facility in 2013.  According to FAO, 99,007 tons of fish with amount of about 142.9 million US$ of fish has been exported from Oman in 2013. The major export destinations for Oman fishery products in general are the …

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Jun 20 2016

Sohar fish market in Oman (Video)

This video shows the facility of the Sohar fish market and describes the sections of the market including the displays, cutting and preparation sections. The information id found on the video youtube channel.  

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Jul 11 2014

Sun-dried shark meat in the Sultanate of Oman

The photos show the drying process of shark meat done in a facility located at Qurayat, the Sultanate of Oman. The drying is done above the ground on wire screened racks. Above ground drying protects the product against land insects. This system allows top and bottom drying throughout the drying process that lasts around 2 …

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Jun 25 2014

Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis (Distribution – biology – utilization – threats)

Photo credit: Sharmala Naidoo (South Africa)  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Website founder) Introduction: Cuttlefish are sea molluscs that belong to the order Sepiida and to the Cephalopoda class. The photo that shows a specimen of “Pharaoh Cuttlefish” was taken at Sahar landing site, the Sultanate of Oman. The pharaoh cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is a large cuttlefish species that …

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Mar 22 2014

Salted tuna in the Sultanate of Oman

Credit: Hussein Ali Mohammed Alshihi (Oman) The photo shows barrels containing salted tuna. In periods and/or seasons when the tuna fishery is abundant, the price of fresh tuna declines and hence fishermen process their tuna through salting their catch of their catch. The salted tuna in the shown barrels is marketed in prices which could range …

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Nov 16 2013

Fouling and anti-fouling practices

Fouling is the growth of barnacles, weed, and other water life on the submersed hull of the boat. The colonization of fouling organisms on the boat hull adversely affect the sailing boat or ship in several ways including reducing its speed and durability especially when marine borers colonize wooden boats and dhows. Moreover, fouled ships …

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