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Pêche artisanale au Gabon : la préparation des pirogues pour le départ d’une partie de pêche (en Français)

Credit: Chantal Sengue Ngoulou and Jean Michel Megne Me Zeng (Gabon) Cette photo qui a été prise dans un établissement de pêche au Gabon montre la préparation des pirogues pour le départ d’une partie de pêche. Typiquement, la préparation comprend le chargement de carburant, d’eau pour se nourrir, de nourriture et de la glace pour conserver …

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Night fishing on the Nam Ngum reservoir in Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As known in fishing practices, some fish species are attracted to light during dark nights and hence that are only caught during nights. In Nam Ngum reservoir (Laos), the preparation for night fishing …

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Lake Inle fishery and the livelihood of lake communities (Myanmar)

Credit of the photo & part of the information: Mission report on inland aquaculture and fisheries, Rap publication 2003/18 Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photo shows a fisherman while transporting small fishing traps to be set across Lake Inle. This freshwater lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar …

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A typical fishing boat and gears in the Blue Nile (Sudan)

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan) The photo shows from a distance a traditional boat which is locally named “Bongolu” that operates in Blue Nile River (Roseires Reservoir-Blue Nile State). The boat is used for collecting fish from fishing camps and could be used for transportation during flood seasons. This boat is equipped with 40-hp out-board engine. …

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Fishery of Beni River (Bolivia)

Credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia) The fishing boat seen in the photo is in the Beni River which is a major river of the Bolivian Amazon Basin. The most commonly fished and consumed species are pacú, tambaquí, surubí, palometa (a type of piranha), sábalo, bagre (catfish), and blanquillo. Alligators are also hunted for their leather and …

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Periodic measuring of water levels in water reservoirs in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photos show the official team while carrying out one of the monthly measurement of water level in a water reservoir. Based on the measurements, the estimation of the exposure extent of particular area during a given period is obtained. Hereafter an attempt will be taken to incorporate these data with …

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Common fishing boats operating in Kalawewa reservoir, SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo shows a type of fishing boats that are used as the major craft in inland reservoirs (Kalawewa reservoir: North central province of SriLanka). The boat is made of fiber glass while the supporting part (for balancing purpose) is made of wood.    

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Repairing a fishing canoe in Ghana – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org   Credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo (Ghana) The fisherman in this Video (Name: Mohammed) is patching up some cracks and holes in his canoe. Actually he did not use the canoe for sometime and so the sun had had an effect on this wooden boat. The fisherman uses cotton wool and heated sheabutter to …

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Fishing canoes at the Kpong landing site, Manya Krobo (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The photo shows two man-paddle canoes of length 3-5m long at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Dominating some section of the Volta Lake is in the area is massive aquatic weed growth. These have over the past few decades posed a …

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Artisanal fishing boats at “Ambowe”, landing site, Libreville, Gabon

Credit: Chantal Sengue Ngoulou and Jean Michel Megne Me Zeng (Gabon) The photo shows the landing of artisanal fishing boats at the landing of Ambowe north of Libreville, Gabon. There are twenty docks and around Libreville. These canoes have an average length that ranges between 4-8 meters. Much of these canoes are motorized. The white objectives …

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