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Artisanal fishery in Gambia: Post fishing practices

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show usual practices done after the fishing trip by artisanal fishermen. Usually, after loading their catch of fish, fishermen draw out their fishing boats out of the water to the shore. Also, fishermen inspect and look for damages which could have occurred to their nets. In such case, …

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Lake Timsah fishery (Egypt) – Video

Video credit: Elie Badai (Cameroon) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Lake Timsah is a part of the Suez Canal system which is fed by the Mediterranean and the Red Sea as well as a part of agricultural drainage system. The fishery of Lake Timsah is combined in the fishery statistics with “Bitter Lakes” and Suez …

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Artisanal fishery in Lake Nangbéto, Togo

Credit: Pham Beigue Alfa (Togo) The photo shows a fisherman with a fishing gear which targets tilapia in Lake Nangbéto . The photo shows also a traditional fishing boat that operates in the lake. About five fishermen operate a fishing boat of such size. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to …

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Fishery and marketing of black Pomfret (Parastromateus niger) in Indonesia

Credit: Anna Jamil (Indonesia)                                     Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal and Anna Jamil Source: www.fishconsult.org This photo shows the display of black pomfret, Parastromateus niger in a fish market in Indonesia. Black pomfret (Bawal hitamis in Indonesia) is …

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Capture fishery practices and regulations in Mauritius

Credit:Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) The gear used for fishing is known as large net. This net has a maximum length of 500m and made up of square meshes measuring not less than 9 cm when stretched diagonally and when the net is wet (According to the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act) It is prohibited to use the …

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Artisanal fishery in the Siiru Dam, Wa West District, Ghana

Credit: Grace Charway (Ghana) This is also capture fisheries in the Siiru dam in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region of Ghana. This dam has a surface area of 65 ha and it is the largest dam in the whole of the Upper West Region of Ghana. This shows a fisherman harvesting …

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An artisanal fisherman with his catch at Matoso beach in Migori District, Kenya

Credit: Edwin Muga (Kenya) This photo shows an artisanal fisherman on his sesse canoe with his catch of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The water body shown in the photo is Lake Victoria, the source of the White Nile. In addition to Nile tilapia which is the dominant Tilapine species landed from this water body, there …

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Traditional fishing gears and fish collection utensils in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Photo A shows a local fisherman while mending his net and fish collecting traditional utensils.  Photo B shows a fisherman while carrying his traditional fish collecting utensils which is still in use. This utensil which is mounted on fisher’s back is used to keep the captured fish. Note: We decided not …

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Inshore fisheries in Andaman Sea, Thaninthari Division, (Myanmar)

Credit: Zawzaw Htwe (Myanmar) Inshore Fishery in Myanmar is carried out in the area five – ten nautical miles away from shore depending on the fishing zones. Fishing is done by gill nets, drift nets, long line, and traps using fishing boats according to a licenses given by the Department of Fishery. Fishing boats are …

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