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Lake Malawi artisanal fisheries- Video

Video provided for publishing by: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (founder of the site & video channel) Even though Chichewa is the language of this 9-min video, visitors who are not Chichewa speakers can become acquainted with the fishery activities in Lake Malawi. This may include the traditional fishing boats (rowe …

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Fishing practices in the Golinga Dam (Ghana) – Video

Credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo (Ghana) This video was filmed in the Golinga Dam (Ghana). The two individuals are fishermen, one of them lives in Tamele Town while the other in Gbulahgu Village. In the video they are seen casting nets. The fishing boat (canoe) used is a 2-person boat and has a local name “Narin”; …

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Artisanal fishing boats operating in Bolivia (casco – peque peque)

Source: www.fishconsult.org Credit: Leon Felipe Alviz (Bolivia) The two photos show two common fishing boats operating in Bolivia. The first is non-motorized boats (rawboats) which is called “casco” that means helmet. The boat is made of sandbox evergreen tree “Hura crepitans”, and/or Mara “Swietenia macrophylla” which is known as big-leaf mahogany.   This boat operates …

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Night gillnetting in Bolivia

Credit: Leon Felipe Alviz (Bolivia) The photos show the night gill netting in Bolivia. According to fishery regulation, the type of nets as well as its mesh size is determined. Of course this will be related to the target species. Generally, predatory species of greatest commercial value are targeted in night fishing whereas fishing boats …

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Line fishing of leopard catfish, Perrunichthys perruno in Bolivia

Credit: Leon Felipe Alviz (Bolivia) The photo shows a fishing boat in Bolivian water and the capture of leopard catfishes, Perrunichthys perruno using line fishing using a bait of tarpon meat. This medium-size species does not enjoy a great commercial value and is only used for local consumption. This species is the only member in …

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Historic information on fish marketing in Galway, Ireland before/during 1907

For the description, you are advised to see the PDF file. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Historic-information-on-an-old-fish-market-in-Galway-Ireland.pdf”]

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Cesenatico Port Canal (Italy)

Note: This photo dates back to 2002. The origin of Cesenatico which lies on the east coast of Italy dates back to 1302, when the harbor was dug and the fortress was built in order to defend it. In 1502, Leonardo da Vinci designed the Canal Harbor. During the XIX century, fishing became the main …

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Gambia artisanal fishery – Hook and line fishing

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show a typical fishing boat in Gambia artisanal fishery. Hook and line fishing is used when fishing of large value species like; giant African threadfin, and Barracuda is targeted. Because of the warm climate, fishermen normally carry along those boxes and ice with them when going fishing to …

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Fouling and anti-fouling practices

Fouling is the growth of barnacles, weed, and other water life on the submersed hull of the boat. The colonization of fouling organisms on the boat hull adversely affect the sailing boat or ship in several ways including reducing its speed and durability especially when marine borers colonize wooden boats and dhows. Moreover, fouled ships …

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Building and maintenance of artisanal fishing boats in Gambia

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) This photo was taken at Tanji Landing site and shows the boat building whereas boat builders sell the boats to fishermen. Also, ship builders carry out boat maintenance upon fisherman’s request whether on regular basis or whenever boats get problem.    

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