Asia Album: Dry Fish Market in Coastal Bangladesh

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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — People in Bangladesh’s southeastern Cox’s Bazar district are busy drying fish in the traditional way. Mid-October to mid-February is the peak fish drying season when open-air drying using sun and wind has been done since ancient times.

Cox’s Bazar, situated along the Bay of Bengal, is a major hub for dry fish processing in the South Asian country and involves thousands of coastal population.

A man carries a bamboo basket full of dried fish on his shoulder at an open area in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Nov. 30, 2023. (Xinhua)

Photo shows dried fish at an open area in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Nov. 30, 2023. (Xinhua)

A man dries fish at an open area in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Nov. 30, 2023. (Xinhua)

Women process dried fish at an open area in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Nov. 30, 2023. (Xinhua)

Source: English News