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. Read more
An Indian fisherman waits and watches to cast his net into the River Daya near Basantapur village, India Read more
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
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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
People fish on a pier at the port of Mariupol, located on the north of the Sea of Azov in eastern Ukraine.
Fisherman Horst Schaber, 79 (right) and Philipp Boess (left) haul in their nets with whitefish at lake Chiemsee near Prien, southern Germany. Mr Schaber is one of the oldest fishermen on the lake
Small boats sit on the shore of Guanabara Bay in the suburb of São Gonçalo, across the bay from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The bay was home to a thriving artisanal fishing industry and popular palm-lined beaches as recently as the late-1970s, but has become a watery dump for waste from shipyards and two commercial ports. Read more
Labourers unload fish from a trawler at a port in Pattani, southern Thailand. Each day a small army of labourers from countries including Myanmar and Cambodia work sorting the daily catch at ports around the country. Read more