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Dugout canoes in artisanal fishing in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) In Ghana, Inland fishing vessels for artisanal fishing include dugout and planked canoes. Dugout canoes, as the name suggests are canoes dugged out, but from special timber logs. Planked canoes are manufactured by joining different wooden boards. The insert here shows the process of constructing a dugout canoe in a fishing community …

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Artisanal fishery in Gabon: Preparation for a fishing trip

Credit: Chantal Sengue Ngoulou and Jean Michel Megne Me Zeng (Gabon) This photo which was taken in a fishing facility in Gabon shows the preparation of canoes for the start of a fishing trip. Typically, the preparation includes loading fuel, drinking water, food and ice to preserve fish. On the average, a fishing trip takes 3-4 …

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A typical fishing trip and catch in Golinga Dam, Ghana – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org Credit: Ivan Venkonwine Kaleo (Ghana) Golinga Dam is the fishery resource in which fishing practice is taking place. One of the two fishermen lives in Tamele town while the other lives in Gbulahgu Village. Canoes are the common fishing boats operating in the dam; the local name of this canoe is “Narin”; “Dagbani” …

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Fishing canoes at the Kpong landing site, Manya Krobo (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The photo shows two man-paddle canoes of length 3-5m long at the Kpong landing site in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Dominating some section of the Volta Lake is in the area is massive aquatic weed growth. These have over the past few decades posed a …

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Fish trading before landing in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) This photo which has been taken in Mweru-Luapula Fishers who come to the shore while the traders have gone over to buy fish from them even before it reaches land. A woman trader is shown in the photo. The fishing boats shown in the photo are Dug-out canoes. In general 2-3 fishermen are working on …

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Artisanal fishery in Sao Tome and Prince (Canoes fishing boats)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Around 35% of the artisanal fishermen in Sao Tomé  fish in bigger wood canoes (as shown in the photos) with crews of 10-20 people and only around 5% uses fibreglass boats. Both of them uses outboard motors and are mostly purse seiners, catching mainly small pelagics. Note: We decided not …

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