Teknaf’s dried fish

  • A man works on fish hung out to dry in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    A man works on fish hung out to dry in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • Raw fish is hung out to dry in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli, an area named after its dried fish product. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Raw fish is hung out to dry in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli, an area named after its dried fish product. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • A variety of dried fish can be bought for Tk 1,000 to Tk 1,200 per kg at Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. The demand for larger fish is high and so the price for those varieties of dried fish is higher, traders say. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    A variety of dried fish can be bought for Tk 1,000 to Tk 1,200 per kg at Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. The demand for larger fish is high and so the price for those varieties of dried fish is higher, traders say. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • Raw fish is dried on bamboo racks in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. The makers claim that no chemicals are used in the process. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Raw fish is dried on bamboo racks in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. The makers claim that no chemicals are used in the process. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • A variety of small fish are also processed into dried fish at Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    A variety of small fish are also processed into dried fish at Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • Raw fish is dried in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Once it has finished drying, it will be sent to market. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Raw fish is dried in the sun in Teknaf’s Shutki Polli. Once it has finished drying, it will be sent to market. Photo: Jashim Mahmud