Tag Archive: Yemen

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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Jul 07 2015

Construction of fishing vessels “Sambuks” in Yemen 

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The traditional fishing boats in Yemen are “houri” and “sambuks”. The inserted photo shows the construction of sambuks. Wooden vessels including sambuks are being built and repaired at private boatyards while cooperative workshops are used mainly for small …

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Mar 26 2015

Shark fishery and marketing in Yemen

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows a pile of sharks displayed in a fish market in Hadramout, Yemen. According to relatively recent statistics (2000s), the overall fish landing in Hadramout is about 78,000 tons total annually; out …

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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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