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Title: Traditional fishing techniques of tribes in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh
Authors: Adikant, Pradhan
Nag, S K
Patil, S K
Keywords: ITK
Traditional fishing practices
Community fishing
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt.Cl.8: A61K36/00, A01K61/00, A01K63/00
Abstract: Tribal habitant and rich primitive culture covers many tradition and fish is an integral part of tribes’ food habit since time immemorial for the region. The lives of tribes mainly depend on naturally` available foods which can rarely be reaped in other places. Participatory research tools such as group discussion, semi-structured interviews, key informant survey and on-site observation were taken to acquire the fish harvesting practices followed by tribes. During rainy season, many types of fishing net, fishing gears, bamboo frame, etc. are commonly used in running as well as stagged water. These are locally known as Jali, Gari, Pelna, Thapa, Bisar, Dandar, Sodiya, etc. with widely adopted in small to large flow of water for individual to collective form of fishes.
Page(s): 386-387
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(2) [April 2011]

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