Introduction: Alga (Pl. algae) can be defined as, the primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems, roots and leaves. With a little bit more explanation algae can also be defined as: Algae are very large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic …read more
Some photograph of chalan beel, an important fisheries hotspot of Bangladesh are published here. All photographs of chalan beel are taken by author during monsoon at Natore and Sirajgong districts.
Fishing by net (Khara …read more
A total of 24 fishing gears were recorded through field (Halti Beel, Natore) survey conducted between August 2006 and February 2007. Among them the number of nets is seven.
A brief description and photograph of nets are shown bellow-
01. Ber jal, Badai jal (Seine net)
A total of 24 fishing gears were recorded through field (Halti beel, Natore) survey conducted between August 2006 and February 2007. Among them, number of nets and traps is 7 and 15 respectively. Rest is wounding gears.
A brief description and photograph of fishing gears (wounding )are given bellow-
Now a day, electro fishing is being successfully used in the many countries of the world. Commercial electric fishing is common in these countries both for river and sea fishing. Electro fishing is an unconventional method of fish collection and used to catch fishes through saving time, labor, money and man-power. Also, this method does not affect the growth, the viability and the reproductive capacity of the fishes; moreover, food …read more
Fishing from natural resources is an ancient practice resembling the history of human beings. Particularly this scenario is very common in the rural areas during monsoon. When agricultural lands, road side canals, ditches, flood plains etc. are flooded during the monsoon, fishing activity starts in an intensifying means. Although fishing technique began through using hands but with the change of time and evolutionary process, this technique is also changed. At …read more
Bitte: A common trap in Beel Halti
Introduction: The fishermen of Beel are adapting with different types of trap for fishing purposes. Based on types and structure the traps are mainly of two types, closed trap and open trap. In maximum cases, the closed traps are simply box like structure and made of split bamboo, cane etc. The mechanisms of these …read more