Man, the predator

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Date
1959
Summary
Explains how man affects the survival of life in the sea. Discusses traditional and primitive methods of catching marine creatures used by native fishermen of the Bahama Islands. Demonstrates the use of the spear, pole, hook, bully net, hook and handline, trap, and haul net. Shows how the fishermen's skills are based on a knowledge of the relationship between living creatures and their environment. Emphasizes the value of skill and knowledge of the Bahamian fisherman compensating for the lack of modern fishing equipment.
Contributors
Dr. John F. Storr; WTHS-TV, Miami; University of Miami Marine Laboratory
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Animal; Nature
Subject
Marine Ecology; Fishing.
Location
Miami, Florida
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:23:10); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003383975; Other: GR00428971; MDPI Barcode: 40000003383975

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