Tag Archive: Togo

May 17 2013

Smoked catfishes in Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The two photos show smoked fish produced by artisanal fishery in Togo. The key smoked fish are catfishes of the species Clarias sp., and Synodontis sp. Smoked fish is popular in the fish market in Togo whereas its market price is higher than fresh fish. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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May 17 2013

Artisanal fishery in Lake Nangbéto, Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The photo shows a fisherman with a fishing gear which targets tilapia in Lake Nangbéto . The photo shows also a traditional fishing boat that operates in the lake. About five fishermen operate a fishing boat of such size. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to …

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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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May 08 2013

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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