Fishing and its social significance on Yam Island

Fuary, Maureen M. (1991) Fishing and its social significance on Yam Island. In: Johannes, R.E., and MacFarlane, J.W., (eds.) Traditional Fishing in the Torres Strait Islands. C.S.I.R.O., Hobart, TAS, pp. 144-156.

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Abstract

Although geographically part of the low, sandy Central Islands, Yam, like the nearby uninhabited Gebar and Mukar Islands, is basaltic. The reef flat is largely covered with coral rubble and does not appear to be as productive of seafood as the reefs of the other inhabited Central Islands.

Item ID: 5256
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 0643052593
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2009 04:06
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0599 Other Environmental Sciences > 059999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 30%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 70%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8302 Fisheries - Wild Caught > 830299 Fisheries- Wild Caught not elsewhere classified @ 40%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 20%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 40%
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