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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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Lake Nangbéto freshwater fishery (Togo)

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show a sample of fish catch from the artificial Nangbeto Lake in Togo. The principal fishery of the lake is attributed to the African butter catfish (Schibe mystus), Tilapia guineensis and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The annual fish catch from the lake ranges from 1500-2000 tons. Fishermen usually …

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