Tag Archive: tuna

Aug 01 2016

Slaughtering and filleting bluefin tuna caught in Libyan waters (Video)

Video credit: Abdallah Elmgawshi (Libya) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Source: www.fishconsult.org       The video shows the slaughtering of bluefin tuna (Thynnus thunnus) before lifting it by tail and placing it on the ship’s deck where the processing takes place. The few minutes taken in cutting the head, …

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Jan 29 2016

Skipjack fishery in the Maldives

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The landing of skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) in the Maldives amounts about 20% of the reported total Indian Ocean skipjack catch whereas the catches in the Maldives peaked in 2006 amounting to 138,000 tons, but have been …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13131

Aug 19 2015

Fishery resources in Balhaf (Yemen)

Photo credit: David Elliott (Mac Alister Elliott & Pts.) – UK Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Balhaf is an industrial port town that belongs to Shabwa of Yemen and located about 150 km from Al Mukalla, the capital of Hadhramaut. Balhaf’s marine exclusive zone is approximately 130 kilometers west of Mukalla …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12864

Apr 09 2015

Tuna caught in Libya and grown in Italy

Photo credit with caption: Greenpeace Additional review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     This photo shows a tug towing a tuna cage between fishing grounds in Libya and tuna farms in Sicily, Italy. It may worth adding that the fattening of Bluefin tuna in Italy started in 2001 by a 4-cage …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12530

Mar 22 2015

Pole and Line tuna fishing in the Maldives

            Photo credit: David Elliott (UK); http://www.macalister-elliott.com/index.php Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Introduction:The Maldives that consists of a very large of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean is a nation that comprises of 99% sea. That is why more than 70% of people …

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Sep 17 2014

Feeding caged bluefin tuna with small fishes – a debatable issue (Video)

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Typically, the fattening of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is done in sea cages. The tuna is caught by purse seiners in the Mediterranean and the ones that are targeted for fattening are taken to cages in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11798

Jul 14 2014

Harvest of bluefin tuna from fattening cages in Italy – Video

Permission to use the video by: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel and the website) The relatively large size of the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) upon harvesting from fattening facilities in addition to its high market value implies that proper harvesting methods should be in place in order to produce …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11165

Apr 10 2014

Cage farming of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in Turkey

Credit: Huseyn Ek (Akuakare, Turkey) The photos are taken in some tuna farms in Turkey whereas the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is the species of choice. These cage farms are located in Alanya and Lzmir in Turkey. Tunas required for farming are collected from the nature and stocked in these cage in which they are …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10613

Nov 15 2012

Fish aggregating devices and tuna fishery in Mauritus

Credit: Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) This structure shown in the photo which was introduced in 1985 is known as a Fish Aggregating Device. Fish aggregating devices (FADs) are floating objects that are specifically designed and located to attract tunas, and therefore allow fishers to find them more easily.  The aim is to relocate the artisanal fishermen from …

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