Tag: dried shark

A tour on sun-drying practices of fish in 15 African, Asian and European countries

The collection of posts on sun-drying of fish does not only cover this wide geographical area (15 countries), it also deals with various fish species (bony fish, sharks) and octopus. The collection also addresses some of the high value fish products such as shark fins. In regard to the timings of the practices, few posts …

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Sun-dried shark meat in the Sultanate of Oman

The photos show the drying process of shark meat done in a facility located at Qurayat, the Sultanate of Oman. The drying is done above the ground on wire screened racks. Above ground drying protects the product against land insects. This system allows top and bottom drying throughout the drying process that lasts around 2 …

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Historic fish market in Zanzibar (1950)

Source: Last chance in Africa by: Negley Farson. 1950. Publisher: Victor Gollancz (London) The attached photo describes a fish market in Zanzibar as exactly cited in the source as follows: Zanzibar’s other scene of striking beauty is the harbour on a still sunset. Fish market, rich with the smells of dried shark and the reeking …

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