1 Artisan fishing boats and gears
1.1 Nigeria 1.2 Sudan
1.2.1 Blue Nile State 1.2.2 Sennar State 1.2.3 White Nile State 1.2.4 River Nile State 1.2.5 Northern State
2 Artisan techniques
Artisan fishing boats and gears See also: Traditional fishing boats Nigeria A traditional dug out canoe between 3-18 meters long is used in Nigeria for artisanal fishing. Artisanal fishers in this area use gear that included, "cast nets, handlines, basket traps, longlines, set gillnets and beach and purse seines." Sudan Blue Nile State In the Blue Nile state in Sudan, the most common vessels used for artisanal fishing are the Sharoaq and Feluka whereas fixed nets are the most used gear. Other gear used in this state are the drift net and the seine net.  Sennar State In the Sennar State, the Sharoaq is the vessel most used for artisanal fishing. The gear they use in this area is mainly consists of fixed net, long line, and cast net gear. White Nile State The most used vessel in the White Nile state is the Sharoaq. Fixed nets are the most common gear used in the state, but other gear used includes long-lines and drift nets.  River Nile State In the River Nile State, the most common vessel is the murkab al hadeed. The most common gear in this area are long-lines, fixed nets and cast nets. Northern State The most common vessel in this state is the murkab al hadeed. The gear most used in this area are long-lines, fixed nets and drift nets
Shrimpers on horseback, Oostduinkerke, Belgium.
Shore based lift nets in Cà Mau, Vietnam. Also see Chinese fishing nets of Kochi.
Traditional fish traps, Hà Tây, Vietnam.
Cormorants used for fishing in China
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FAO: Definition: Artisanal fisheries
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contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food
OAS: Report on fisheries including artisan fishing
FAO: Report on artisan fishing in the wake of the 2004 tsunami
World Fish Center: Productive and resilient Small-scale Fisheries
Artisanal Fisheries ACIAR Project FIS/2001/079
"Los Hombres del Lago", a documentary film by Aaron I. Naar presenting
the story of the smallest Bolivian fishing community of Uru-Muratos,
Puñaca Tintamaria. Narrated by the community’s ex-leader, Daniel
Moricio Choque, the movie recounts the history of their community,
customs, and current problems: their continuous poverty, lack of land
and representation, the contamination of Lake Poopó, and the impact
of global warming. See a 12 minutes fragment from the film on YouTube.
Subsistence: Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural
Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress,
First Session, to Examine Wildlife Management Authority Within the
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