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Construction of traditional fishing gears in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) The photos show the construction of traditional fishing gears which are made of locally available materials. The gears shown are trap-type gears.       Advertisements

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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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Fish Preservation through smoking and sun-drying in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Sometime fishermen capture fish in quantities beyond what could be marketed in fresh form. In order to preserve extra fish from spoilage, smoking and sun-drying are the methods practiced whereas fishermen used to smoke fish in the fishing spot. Generally, such methods of preservation apply to high value and big fishes …

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Uplifting of Bote communities displaced from Kali Gandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Project by Cage-fish culture in Kali Gandaki Reservoir of Nepal

This project proposal has been developed by a group of Fish Culture Development training course participants under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal. The team propsed the establishment of cage aquaculture project for a specific target group of communities who were displaced as a result of establishing a hydro-power project in that region. …

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Fish cages in Phewa Lake (Nepal)

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Cage culture in Phewa lake was started in 1972 with the technical assistance from Japanese Volunteers to protect the common carp broods when water level in the fish ponds in the Fisheries Research Center dropped. In the present, fish species cultured in these cages are grass, silver and bighead carps. Cage …

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Integrated rice-fish culture in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Rice-fish culture contributes significantly to fish production in Nepal and provides fish especially to rural communitities. In Nepal Indigenous fish species such as snake head, Puntius sp, Heteropneustes fossilis are found in significant quantities in flooded rice fields. There is a governmental program managed by Fisheries Development Directorate which supports rice-fish integrated system that provides technical as …

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Fish culture in marshy and swampy lands in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal): The photo shows swampy land which is managed and used for aquaculture in the central region of Nepal. In background fishermen are harvesting the fish. The management of this practice is done as licensed under community control and ownership. Community stocks and harvests the fish and hence others are not allowed to …

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Artisanal fishing boat (Dunga) in Nepal

Credit:Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) The photo shows a fisherman with his boat and net. He is carrying traditional types of basket which is used for keeping the captured fish in. Common species captured are Nakata (Garra gotyla), Buduna (Garra annandalei), Kabre (Glyptothoraz sp.), Faketa (Barilius sp.), and Chepwa (Aspidosporar morar). Fish catch ranges from 0.5 to …

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The role of women of Tharu tribe in fishery in Nepal

Credit:Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Fish and rice is considered a main food to Tharu tribes in Nepal although they use other food of plant or animal origin. Since hunting in forests has been banned, Tharu community began to consume more and more fishes which they catch from rivers, streams and swamps. The photo shows a traditional …

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Fish ladder in Aandhi (Andhi) Khola (Nepal)

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Fish ladder is the alternative path left during construction of Dams for upstream and downstream migration of fish. According to aquatic animal’s protection act (Nepal), at least 10 percent of water should drain through fish ladder. This particular fish ladder targets to protect fish the following species from being endangered: Sahar …

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