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Fishing traps “gargoor” and ghost fishing – Video

The video shows three fish traps on a fishing boat in Omani waters. Review on fish trapping in general: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Fish trapping which is popular traditional fishing gear has been found effective in catching fresh fish compared to other methods. The trap seen in the video which is named “gargoor” in the …

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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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Carrying fish from fishing boats to the landing sites (Gambia)

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photo shows carrying fish from fishing boats at the Tanji landing site to the shore and trucks. Normally men and women are involved in this task. Fish carriers are usually paid 4-5 fish per trip. It is self- employment.

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Gambia artisanal fishery: Tanji landing site

Credit: Peter K Mendy (Gambia) The photos show Tanji fish landing site which is considered the largest and busiest landing site in Gambia. The photos shows fishing boats while off-landing fish. Usually, some boats land with their catches in the morning while others land in the evening.  Once boats land, people from different surrounding villages and …

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Historic information: Eskimo’s hunter’s boat “kayak”

Source of the photos: Edward Shackleton, Arctic Journeys. 1936 Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Kayak is a small, light, relatively narrow, human-powered boat primarily designed to be manually propelled by using a double paddle. Kayaks which mean “hunter’s boat” or “man’s boat” were created thousands of years ago by the Inuit and Aleut tribes (formerly known as Eskimos) of Arctic North …

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Artisanal fishery and quality of the catch in Ismaelia (Egypt)

Credit of photos: Amal Abdlla and Lutfy Idris (Sudan)      Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The two photos show a type of artisanal fishery near Ismaelia (Egypt). This small wooden boat is operated by two fishermen; one for rowing while second is fishing. Fishing gears are simple and so the fish catch is often …

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Pushing a fishing boat out of water using a truck (an interesting video)

Usually boats are pulled off-shore. However, this interesting video shows an unusual task for a truck that is pushing fishing boats from the sea. The sun set in at the end of the video indicates the end of the daily fishing trip for fishermen. The quick and straight pushing of this boat -and must be …

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Historic information (1930) – Canoe use and improvement

Sources: C. W. Bishop, C. G. Abbot and A. Hrdlicka, Man from the farthest past. 1930. Publisher: Smithsonian Scientific Series Caption of the photo: Primitive canoes of the Australian aborigines. Bark canoes of various types are found in several widely separated regions. The following paragraph is cited from the above source: The canoe proper, made …

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Fishing gears and practices in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Credit: Stephanie Kamonro (Rwanda) The two photos show fishing boats, gears and techniques,  as practiced in Lake Kivu. The efficiency of such fishing practices as well as its impacts on fishery stocks in the lake is an issue of concern. The second photo shows the harvesting of fish fry using mosquito nets. Note: We decided not …

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Fishery practices in Lake Nasser (Egypt)

The two photos show a common fishing practices in Lake Nasser. As seen in the photos, two fishermen operates this non-motorized fishing boat. Fishermen set the fishing seine in the place and position which they expect the best based on their experience. One of the fishermen start to beat water surface with an iron rod …

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