Traditional Fishing in the Torres Strait Islands
CSIRO Division of Fisheries, Marine Laboratories, 1991 - Fisheries - 268 pages
Study of traditional fisheries, based on Australian research carried out between 1983 and 1987 in 17 Torres Strait Island communities. The book is organised on a regional basis, with additional chapters discussing dugongs, sea turtles and customary marine tenure. Includes an annotated glossary, references, and geographical, subject and taxonomic indexes. Johannes is the author of TWords of the Lagoon' and is senior principal research scientist with the CSIRO Division of Fisheries. MacFarlane is a conservation officer with the Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service.
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