Tag Archive: sun-drying and dried fish

Oct 27 2013

Sun-drying of fish at Tanji landing site, Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show fish sun-drying at Tanji landing site, Gambia. Because of the very warm climate in Gambia especially during the period June-October, and the limited ice supply and cold storage facilities at the fish landing site, landed fish may spoil very fast. Therefore, the sun-drying of fish which are in …

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Aug 26 2013

Historic information on fisheries in Yemen (1946) – Camels consuming dried sardines

Source: E.B. Worthington, Middle East Science, 1946. Publisher: London: His Majesty’s Stationery Office Marine fisheries: Gulf of Aden Caption of the photo: Camels and men consuming dried sardines at Mukalla on the Hadramaut coast The following paragraph is cited from the above source: The Aden Protectorate, extending eastward along the southern shore of the Arabian …

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Aug 24 2013

Historic drying of cod in Norway (1920)

Source: Human Geography by: Jean Brunhes (1920). Publisher: George G. Harrap The following was stated in the book  “Fish has been the chief industry of Western Norway, and the cod and the herring the two great sources of revenue for this region. The caption of the photo reads: Drying of cod in Norway”.

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Aug 03 2013

Sun-drying of fish in Elmina, Central region (Ghana)

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The pictures were taken at Elmina; a fishing community along the coast in the Central Region of Ghana. Sun drying is very common in fishing communities: both inland and marine fisheries. Salted and dried fish is quite cheaper than both fresh and smoked fish. Low-income customers sometimes go in for the …

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May 10 2013

Sun-drying of fish in Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show a model of sun-drying of salted fish in Togo. This practice includes the main fish species which are Guinean tilapia (Tilapia guineensis), Oréochromis sp., Brycinus sp., and Hémichromis sp. The drying as shown takes place on the ground and would require 2-3 weeks which could reach …

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Dec 12 2012

Marketing of dried snake skin gourami, Trichogaster pectoralis in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand)     The photo shows the market display of snake skin gourami (Trichogaster pectoralis) in a Thai fish market. The freshwater species enjoys a high consumer preference in its salted-dried form. Drying is often carried out as sun-drying while some producers use hot air drying. Aquaculture is the only source of this …

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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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Jul 12 2012

Tilapia marketing and pricing trend in Malawi

Credit: Gaves Mulaleya (Malawi) Tilapias are the most valuable fish species in Malawi and its price is sharply increasing with more than 30% growing rate. Fresh tilapia currently fetches up to MK 200/kg (USD 2/kg) in the city market. While, small dried fishes, such as Matemba are most popular in the villages and its prices …

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