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Trade of smoked fish in Cameroon

Credit: Innocent Zambou (Cameroon) One of the photos shows a whole sale smoked fish market in Youpwe, a fishing area in Douala, Cameroon. The two other photos show a smoked fish market in Bamenda main market, Cameroon.  Actually, the fish is not produced here. Fish sold in this market come from Youpwe and other places. About …

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Judging the muscle colors of salmon and use of salmon fan

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Consumers of salmon appreciate the wild color of salmon muscles (orange-red) ahead of other quality parameters. In order to produce farmed salmon with the favorable color of wild salmon, xanthophylls which are carotenoid pigments, are used as a food additive in salmonids feed. This additive has been approved by food …

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Fish smoking in Tanji landing site (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show the smoking of fish in Tanji landing site. The species which are often smoked include bonga (Ethmolosa fimbriata) 40%, Catfish( Arius Spp) and Baracuda (Spyraena Spp), Shark, polydactylus quadrilis, and sardinella spp. The smoked fish are highly accepted –especially smoked bonga- and widely consumed in the country …

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Culture of Cachama white (Piaractus brachypomus) in Colombia

Credit: Eudes Emilio Sanchez (Colombia) The fish specimen shown in the photo is White Cachama, (Piaractus brachypomus) which belongs to the family Serrasalmidae. The Cachama white is a native to Colombia and widely distributed within South America, The species enjoys consumer preference and so good market due to its good quality flesh.  This species suits well …

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Traditional fish market in Pamulang, Tangerang, Banten Province (Indonesia)

Photo credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia)              Description: Anna Jamil and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The two photos attached tell how a traditional fish market looks like in Indonesia. Glancing from distance, it is obvious that variety of fin fish and shell fish are displayed on the sale counter. The market …

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Tilapia culture in Gabon

Credit: Charles Ibinga Maganga (Gabon) Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus has been highly recommended for aquaculture in Gabon due to its hardiness, high growth rate, easiness to breed in captivity, and before that the consumer preference. The photos show related issues to tilapia culture including tilapia ponds and harvest.

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Smoking trial of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus in Egypt

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt)                           Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Source: www.fishconsult.org The photos show the process of smoked catfish in an attempt to study the market potential of the smoked product. African catfish enjoys desirable production characteristics especially its high growth rate and the extreme tolerance to the adverse environmental conditions. However, the marketing …

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An added value fish product, Otak-otak in Indonesian fish market

Credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia)                                    Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal and Anna Jamil Source: www.fishconsult.org This photo for otak-otak was taken in a fish market in Indonesia. The product is a type of added value fish product that is …

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Collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) for research in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) This photo shows a fisheries Officer doing collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) from the wild. This species is still being studied at a Government aquaculture Research station in Luapula Province, for possible induced reproduction in captivity. This expensive fish species is favored by many people in Zambia. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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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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