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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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Fishing canoes (dugout) in Uganda

Credit: Enima Chris (Uganda) This picture shows abandoned fishing canoes namely dugout canoes. Because of its small size, these canoes can move easy especially in unfavorable fishing zones  like the breeding sites where they can have high fish catchability especially of immature fish. The poverty and lack of funds within the fishing community compels fishermen …

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