Tag: Alestes

Salted fish of Lake Nasser’s fish catch

The majority of fish catch in lake Nasser belongs to about 10 species that collectively make up more than 95% of Lake Nasser catch.  The predominant species sold as fresh fish are the tilapias and Nile perch, Lates niloticus, Labeo and Bagrus, while Alestes spp., Labeo spp., Hydrocynus spp., and Eutropius niloticus are salted. Salting takes …

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Artisanal fishery in the Nile (Uganda)

Credit:Enima Chris (Uganda) The overview of the Nile shows the heavy coverage of the river with aquatic plants such as water hyacinth and papyrus which tend to block fishing activities by the fishermen. However, fishermen cut through the plants and set their nets. The common gears and methods used include, gillnets, beach seine, tycooning, spears, …

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