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Four of eight confiscated Vietnamese fishing boats are destroyed in Mempawah Regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, together with the Indonesian Navy, destroyed 30 foreign fishing vessels in different locations across the country, which were seized earlier for illegal fishing in Indonesian waters.
Indian villagers take part in a community fishing event during the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at Goroimari Lake in Panbari,
A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on Dal lake during dense fog in Srinagar
A Lebanese angler casts his fishing pole from a rocky coastal area along the Beirut coastline as the sun rises over the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, Tuesday
Fishermen haul a fishing net from the sea at the opening of the fishing season in Istanbul. The seasonal fishing ban ends on the first day of September.
Rick Yen is silhouetted as he casts a rod while fishing for salmon near the mouth of the Capilano River off Ambleside Park at sunset in West Vancouver British Columbia
Fishermen tend to their nets near the Kasimedu fish market at the Royapurum fishing harbour in Chennai, India
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg chats on board a fishing vessel with market manager Lionel Washer (L), Andrew George, MP for St Ives (2R), and Harbour Master Rob Parsons (R) at Newlyn Harbour on Tuesday in Cornwall, England
Indian fishermen are silhouetted by the rising sun as they prepare for an early morning catch at the banks of Narmada river in Nemawar district Dewas, 200 kilometers from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Two foreign flagged fishing boats registered in Papua New Guinea are destroyed by the Indonesian Navy after they were seized earlier for supposedly illegal fishing off the coast of Ambon, Maluku.
Gerard Carrodano checks his a net for Anthias fish, popular within the ornamental fish trade, off the coast of La Ciotat, southern France. Carrodano is a fisherman like no other: his fish and shell fish arrive to his customers live.
Residents inspect a giant green sea turtle which got tangled in a fishing net off a village in Lingayen, Pangasinan province in the Philippines. The fishermen who found the sea turtle immediately informed local authorities and the turtle was released the back to the sea.
An Indian fisherman waits and watches to cast his net into the River Daya near Basantapur village, India
A fisherman arranges his net at a beach against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds in the southern Indian city of Kochi. India‘s southern coast is expected to witness the arrival of this year’s monsoon in the next day or so after sporadic rains in recent days heralded the arrival of the wet season that is crucial to farmers in Asia’s third-largest economy
Children play at Lamalera, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The locals use ancient hunting methods to catch whales for reasons of subsistence, and they celebrate the start of the whaling season, which runs from May to October, with a mass and festivities.
A pink statue of a man fishing next to his bike sits on the rocks at Waterfoot, Northern Ireland in preparation for the Giro d’Italia. Many towns and villages across Ireland have been going pink in preparation for the Giro d’Italia which has three stages in Ireland running from May 9-11.
An Indian fisherman casts his net into the Mahanadi river near Munduli, about 30km away from Bhubaneswar, eastern India, on Thursday