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
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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.
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.
Fishermen carry a box filled with fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai. India’s data points for consumer prices are not robust enough to justify shifting from the current focus on wholesale inflation for monetary policy decisions, Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Friday.
A Kashmiri fisherman casts his net in the Jhelum River during monsoon rains in Srinagar, India.
Belgian shrimp fisherman Xavier Vanbillemont and his horse haul a net out of the sea after catching shrimps during low tide at the coastal town of Oostduinkerke. This traditional method of catching shrimps along the North Sea coast, which dates back 500 years, attracts tourists every summer.
A fishmonger yawns as she stands at her stall in the Noryangjin Wholesale Fish Market in Seoul early on Thursday. Established in 1927, the markets runs 24 hours a day and is the largest in Seoul.
Kashmiri men fish from the weed-covered Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday.
Chaohu Lake in Hefei, in central China’s Anhui province, is filled with cyanobacteria. As temperature rises, cyanobacteria spread in the lake, worsening the water quality and sending out strong smells, local media reported.
Fishermen paddle a traditional boat during sunset at Waiara beach in Maumere on Flores island in East Nusa Tenggara on Monday. The Indonesian government has set the ambitious target of welcoming a total of 9 million foreign tourists in 2013 increasing to 10 million by 2014.