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Shrimp fishermen lay their nets overnight and bring them in very early in the morning... pre dawn.....Contact for area is Lamine Mane +221 527 0217..There are many photographs of a shrimp fisherman pulling in his nets while his flashlight is still lit (shot pre-dawn) his name is Souleymane Bayo +221 936 6120.Contacts at Senevisa plant in Ziguinchor are:.Claude Prosper Dieme, head of production prosper@vierasa.sn.and Laurent Sina, Quality Control, lsina@vieirasa.sn..Eduardo Viera SA:  I met Eduardo in Vigo Spain at his headquarters.  He has many fishing and factory operations all over the world including 9 factory ships and two processing plants in Senegal...Anibal Serafin Fernandez Souto is the guy in charge for Eduardo in Senegal.  His mobile is +221 638 5152.Nouveau Quai de Peche.B.P. 1557 Dakar Senegal.+221 889 6868 office.823 6861 fax.senevisa@vieirasa.sn.www.vierasa.sn.home address:.Avda Orillamar.B.P. 1075  36202 Vigo Spain.986 21 32 00 home..Industrialized fishermen pay a license to fish, but then there is no limit for how much they can catch.  The artesenal fishermen are not regulated in any way.  The govt is realizing they have to have some control and banned fishing in November and are opening 5 MPA's...600,000 Senegalese participate in the fishing industry.  When you multiply that number times the 6 or 7 kids they each have and other dependents, you can see that this is a significant percentage of the 12 million Senegalese.  Eighty percent of the fish caught are caught by artesinal fishermen.

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