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Lake Volta Mormyrus species at the Kpong landing site (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Various fresh water species are caught in the various water bodies in Ghana. Among this is the mormyrus species which is also found in the Volta Lake in Ghana. The insert shows a picture of mormyrus species caught at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the …

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Trade of ornamental fish in the Chatuchak Market, Bangkok, Thailand

Photo credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the founder of the site) The photos are taken in the biggest market in Thailand for ornamental fish, plants, and aquarium supplies. The market is located at Chatuchak market area in Bangkok.  While there is a time allocated for wholesale business, and for everyone with …

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Global fish trade in the early 1900s

The information in this 2-slide bite has been distilled from the document of the United Nations conference which was held in Hot Springs, Virginia, USA during the period May 18 – June 3, 1943. Fish trade has been focused upon in the bite especially in related to salted fish. The prices of salted fish in …

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Role of middlemen in fish trade in Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The two photos show the middlemen with their bicycles or motorbikes at the Tanji landing site. These middlemen buy small quantity of pelagic fish such as bonga, Ethmolosa fimbriata and sardinella for selling it in nearby villages located about 5-15 km from the landing site. During the trip, fish are …

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Catch assessment survey of fishery in Mweru-Luapula lake, Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia)                        Review: Lumbwe Kalumba and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows a fisheries officers while conducting catch assessment survey on Mweru-Luapula Fishery in Luapula Province, Zambia. Lake Mweru is a freshwater lake located in the Luapula valley on the borders of Northern Zambia and the …

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Fish smoking in Elmina, Central region (Ghana)

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The two photos show fish smoking in Elmina in the Central Region of Ghana. Fish is smoked using an oven constructed with mud bricks. This oven is called the Chorkor smoker. Smoking is mostly done by fishmongers who buy the fresh fish from fishermen. In Ghana, most of the fishing vessels …

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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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Fish trading before landing in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) This photo which has been taken in Mweru-Luapula Fishers who come to the shore while the traders have gone over to buy fish from them even before it reaches land. A woman trader is shown in the photo. The fishing boats shown in the photo are Dug-out canoes. In general 2-3 fishermen are working on …

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Local and regional trade of Ugandan fish (Arua town fish market)

Credit:  Enima Chris (Uganda) This picture shows fish selling in Arua Town Market on modest facilities. This market which is the biggest fish market in the region was constructed long time and hence requires renovation. Most of the traded fish finally is transported to Democratic Republic of Congo and the South Sudan which are very …

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Egyptian Aquaculture – from regional and global perspectives

This presentation starts with an overview on world fish production as sorted into fishery resources, species and continents. Egyptian aquaculture is the focus of the presentation including production and development trends and requirements. Fish consumption and trade have been addressed. The relationship Egyptian fishery with regional and global fish production has been highlighted. Egyptian aquaculture …

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