Uganda Seeks to Regulate Lucrative Fish Maw Trade

The sale of Nile Perch fish maw in Uganda has become a lucrative business, especially for distributors. The fish maw – or dried swim bladder – is used as an aphrodisiac in China.

Africa

21 January 2019, 02:55

M.News

The sale of Nile Perch fish maw in Uganda has become a lucrative business, especially for distributors. The fish maw — or dried swim bladder — is used as an aphrodisiac in China. But Ugandan fishermen bringing in the perch say they are being exploited while others are reaping the profits. Halima Athumani reports from Kampala, VOA news reports.