Gabon: Port Gentil Fish Market

A much touted but rather disappointing fish market in Port Gentil was a sad display of fish struggling to look appealing in the extreme heat of the afternoon. It’s a large covered market at the very end of a fishing pier where fish comes straight from fishing boats from both the deep sea Atlantic and the inter coastal lagoons. Besides fresh and dry fish the market was like a giant fishing goods store with every imaginable type of fishing paraphernalia for sale – giant hooks, weights, line, nets, and so on and so forth.