Tag: lagoon fishery

Shrimp trawling in the Negombo Lagoon, SriLanka

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The Negombo Lagoon which is a large estuarine lagoon is situated in the Gampaha district at around 20 km north of Colombo. The lagoon covers an area of approximately 3,200ha. The source of freshwater lagoon is that is the …

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Change in the composition of fish catch in Bardawil lagoon (Egypt)

This 2-slide bite presents the change that occurred in the catch of Bardaweel Lagoon over about 20-year period. The over-fishing on the gilt-head seabream (Sparus aurata) has led to severe decline in its population offering the chance to crabs and non-economical shrimp to fill the niche. This short bite is supported by photos and graphs. …

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