Tag: human consumption

Use of palm worm as fishing bait by Irimo community (Bolivia)

Photo credit: Paola Luna Morales (Bolivia) Review: Paola Luna Morales and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a specimen of palm worm (Namalycastis rhodochorde) attaching to a fishing hook in Irimo community (Bolivia) showing the use of the worm as fishing bait by a native community at northern of …

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Collection of sand crabs in Thailand (facts – collection – consumption)

Credit for the photo and the essential information: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review:  Abdel Rahman El Gamal (the site founder) The sand crab or mole crab which are known as “Hippoids” belong to the super family “Hippoidea”. These small crabs of 1-5 cm in size are adopted to burrow into sandy beaches near the water throughout …

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Fishing, drying and trade of anchovies in the Sultanate of Oman

Credit: Hussein Ali Mohammed Alshihi (Oman) One of the photos show a group of fishermen who are handling their catch of anchovies which was caught in the sea and then after pulled close to the shore using special gillnets. The caught anchovies are sun-dried and marketed as dried anchovies where the price of the 4-kg dried …

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