Fish traps could be the answer to overfishing in L Victoria

In Summary
  • Farmers have set up fish houses with nets anchored to the floor of the lake.
  • They then buy fingerlings and put them inside the traps, feed them for six to seven months then harvest them.

Just after clearing the hyacinth from the part of Lake Victoria that borders Dunga Beach, overfishing is now becoming a major problem.

There are fears some species in Lake Victoria could go ...

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