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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on fishing

Factors that have favoured fishing in lake Victoria

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Factors that have favoured Fishing in L.Victoria
1. Shallow waters which allow plankton to thrive in abundance.
2. Several beaches and highlands within the lake which provide good landing sites for fish boats e.g. Asembo and Mbita.
3. Large and ready market within major towns because of dense population e.g. Kampala, Kisumu and Mwanza.
4. Presence of a variety of species which are of economic value.
5. Presence of fish eating culture as it is a traditional diet of the people around.
6. Fishermen have formed co-operatives which help them in marketing of fish.


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