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close this bookProductivity, exploitation and fishing technology of inland open-water fisheries, Bangladesh. Consultancy report. (1995)
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View the documentAppendix 1. Particulars of gill nets operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 2. Particulars of seine nets operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 3. Particulars of drag net and bag net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 4. Particulars of lift net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 5. Particulars of clasp net, cast net and push net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 6. Particulars of hook and line used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 7. Particulars of traps used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 8. Particulars of spear/harpoon used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 9. Particulars of specialized fishing method
View the documentAppendix 10 Training for Fishermen and Boat Builders on Fishing Gears and Crafts
View the documentAppendix 11. Improvement of hilsa (hilsa ilisha) fishing gears and crafts of the Meghna river.

Appendix 9. Particulars of specialized fishing method

Fishing method

Description

Fishing season

Species caught

1. Katha/Komar/Jag Fishing

Branches of trees and bushes are put as brush shelter into deeper regions of beels or rivers to attract fish.

Oct.-Fee,

All types of fish

2. Donga Fishing 4/

Ponds are excavated in the outlet of khals of beels and brush shelter is provided to attract fish.

Nov.-Janu,

All types of fish

3. Pagar/Kua 4/

Ditches are constructed in the seasonal beels and then brush shelter is put into it to attract fish,

Dec.-Feb.

All types of small fish

4. Fixed Engine 2/ Fishing

Net, known as gara jal is set across the river from shore to shore and kept fixed with bamboo poles, The net is provided with pockets from which fishes are caught,

Winter months

Mainly hilsa (H. Ilisha)

5. Berer Saver 2/ Shon/Char Jal

Split bamboo fencing is fixed on the shore of the tidal influenced river, During high tide fencing is submerged and the shrimp 4 fishes are trapped at low tide,

Oct. To June

Shrimp is the main species along with other small fishes,

Source:

2/ = BCAS (1989)


4/ = CIDA (1993)