Hilsa finally netted

  • Fishermen sell hilsa between Tk 12,000 and Tk 21,000 per maund, or 37.42 kg. Big hilsa, weighing more than 1 kg per fish, is sold at Tk 40,000 to Tk 42,000 per maund. Photo: Suman Babu

    Fishermen sell hilsa between Tk 12,000 and Tk 21,000 per maund, or 37.42 kg. Big hilsa, weighing more than 1 kg per fish, is sold at Tk 40,000 to Tk 42,000 per maund. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Fishermen are flooding Chattogram’s Fisherighat with shoals of hilsa. Merchants believe prices will go down if the supply continues. Photo: Suman Babu

    Fishermen are flooding Chattogram’s Fisherighat with shoals of hilsa. Merchants believe prices will go down if the supply continues. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Fishermen are flooding Chattogram’s Fisherighat with shoals of hilsa. Merchants believe prices will go down if the supply continues. Photo: Suman Babu

    Fishermen are flooding Chattogram’s Fisherighat with shoals of hilsa. Merchants believe prices will go down if the supply continues. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers load hilsa fish onto mini-trucks from trawlers in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers load hilsa fish onto mini-trucks from trawlers in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers sorting out hilsa in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers sorting out hilsa in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Workers sorting out hilsa in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

    Workers sorting out hilsa in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hilsa trading in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat is now a bustling business riding the wave of heightened supply. The hilsa will be supplied to other parts of Bangladesh. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hilsa trading in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat is now a bustling business riding the wave of heightened supply. The hilsa will be supplied to other parts of Bangladesh. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Hilsa trading in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat is now a bustling business riding the wave of heightened supply. The hilsa will be supplied to other parts of Bangladesh. Photo: Suman Babu

    Hilsa trading in Chattogram’s Fisheryghat is now a bustling business riding the wave of heightened supply. The hilsa will be supplied to other parts of Bangladesh. Photo: Suman Babu