Tag: local consumption

Culture and marketing of mud-crab in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka) The photo shows two gravid females of mud crab (giant mud crab), Scylla serrata. The egg color indicates its ripening stage. The fattening of mud crab in SriLanka is the usual farming system practiced in earthen ponds. The culture begins with collecting soft shell crabs which are kept in ponds and fed …

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Smoking of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus in a commercial fish farm in Cross River State, Nigeria

Credit: Mfon Dominic Archibong (Nigeria)       The photo shows the smoking kilns used for the smoking of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus and temporarily sited in a school, Cross River State, Nigeria. The smoking is done for local consumption within the school premises (used for the student meal). However, very soon the farm wants to start …

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Capture fishery in the Northern part of Ghana

Credit: Grace Charway (Ghana) The two photos show a model of capture fisheries in the Northern part of Ghana, Upper West Region. Fisheries activities are usually done in dams/reservoirs meant for irrigation and water points for livestock. According to the government policy, 5% of all irrigable dams are allocated to fisheries activities. The Fisheries Commission …

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