Behind the scenes: Story of Dhaka’s fish trade

Bachchu Miah and I have had a thriving business relationship for the last 27 years. I met this young vendor while I was living in Kalabagan and now after 19 years of being in Uttara, the not-so-young-Bachchu still delivers his fresh catch to me. My friend has a similar relationship with Chand Miah to the […]

Dried fish production declines in Chalan Beel area

BOGURA, Nov 30: Dried fish production in greater Chalan Beel is being seriously hampered this season due to a drastic fall in fish supply caused by indiscriminate netting of mother fishes during the breeding period. Industry insiders apprehend that dried fish production in the wetland may fall short of target this year. It is to […]

Cm To Launch Fish Landing Centre Work | Vijayawada News – Times of India

Vijayawada: Chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy will lay foundation stone for fish landing centre at Rayadaruvu in Tirupati district on Tuesday. The CM will also give green signal for the revival of Pulicat lake, Ramsar waterbody to mark the World Fisheries Day.The CM will release ₹161.86 crore to 23,458 fishermen families of Dr. […]

Cyclone Midhili damages Aman crops, fish farms

Due to continuous rains throughout the day under the influence of Cyclone Midhili, there has been extensive damage to ripe paddy and winter vegetables in several coastal districts of the country.  In Moulvibazar, hundreds of Aman fields were damaged by the cyclone, which will have a severe consequence in the lives of the rural people, […]

A festival of fish lovers

If someone visits Joypurhat’s Panchsira Bazar now, they will observe the place has transformed into a bustling fish market, with buyers and sellers engaging in spirited transactions over a wide variety of fish from early hours of the day. The array of fish varieties graces the stalls, mostly local varieties such as rohu, katla, mrigel, […]

Cyclone Midhili: Fish worth 1C damaged due to rain

Fish worth Tk1 crore, kept under the open sky for drying, at Dublar Char in the Sundarbans were damaged due to the incessant rain triggered by the cyclonic storm Midhili. Kamal Uddin Ahmed, chairman of Dubla Fishermen’s Group, said 60,000 quintals (1 quintal = 100 kg) of fish have been damaged. Harun-or-Rashid, officer of Bagerhat-Mongla […]

Trace metals in transboundary (India–Myanmar–Bangladesh) anadromous fish Tenualosa ilisha and its consequences on human health – Scientific Reports

Trace metal concentrations (µg/g-ww) in T. ilisha The average trace metal concentration found in the organs of Hilsa shad during both seasons is reported in Table 1. Metals content was calculated on the basis of wet-weight. Details regarding individual trace metals are presented and discussed below. Table 1 The concentrations (Mean ± SE, µg/g-ww) of trace metals in […]

779 water bodies handed over to Fisheries Ministry to boost fish production

The Land Ministry has initiated the transfer of 779 water bodies (ponds) (Jal-Mahal) in Sirajganj and Pabna districts to the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock to enhance fish  production. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the two ministries in accordance with the Jal-Mahal Management Policy, 2009, at the secretariat on Tuesday, according to […]

Japanese tech set to transform trout fish farming in Himachal

The trout fish farm at Patlikuhal in Kullu which is run by the department of fisheries (Aqil Khan/HT)

Japanese technology is all set to transform the Indo-Norway Trout Fish Farm at Patlikuhal in Kullu district. Japan’s “recirculating aquaculture system” recycles and filters the water from the fish farming tanks, allowing it to be reused for fish production. The trout fish farm at Patlikuhal in Kullu which is run by the department of fisheries […]

Gaznar Beel fishers find big business in dried fish

Fri Nov 10, 2023 07:04 AM Last update on: Fri Nov 10, 2023 07:05 AM Makeshift bamboo structures teeming with fish dominate the scene in the Sujanagar upazila of Pabna. Fishermen in areas such as Gaznar Beel have turned to drying their catch in order to preserve and sell them, especially ahead of winter when […]