Tag: traps

Kraal fishery in lagoons and bays in SriLanka

Credit: Ajith Kumara (SriLanka)      Review: Ajith Kumara and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photos show a traditional fishing method “Kraal fishery” which has been in practice for centuries in SriLanka. This trapping method is designed to catch shrimps in lagoons and bays. This pen enclosure is prepared against tidal fluctuations blocking the migration pathway of …

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Fish trapping in Volta Lake in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Most water bodies in the world are being exploited using various gears. Among such gears is what is seen here. It is a local gear made from palm fronds called “borxe” in the “Ewe” local language in Ghana and it is a fish trap. It is used in catching green tilapia (Tilapia …

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Trapping in artisanal fishery in Benin

Credit for the photos: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The photos show simple fishing gears (traps) which are made of locally available materials. Trapping is a favored fishing practice to artisanal fishermen especially whenever fishery stocks are abundant as well as when the right location for placing the traps is chosen. This is in addition to the …

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