A History of Fishing by Prof. Dr. Dietrich Sahrhage, Prof. Dr. Johannes Lundbeck

By Prof. Dr. Dietrich Sahrhage, Prof. Dr. Johannes Lundbeck (auth.)

Described listed here are the foundation and common tendencies within the improvement of fishing from the earliest occasions as much as the current in a variety of elements of the area. The thoughts utilized and the commercial and social difficulties concerned are coated. Fishing equipment haven't replaced a lot because the Stone Age, yet non-stop technical advancements just like the development of sea-worthy ships, extra effective equipment, and eventually mechanization of fishing have resulted in huge, immense improvement and a excessive fish construction, of now a hundred million lots in step with yr. wide usage has brought on heavy overexploitation of the assets and hence transforming into difficulty. The e-book concludes with an evaluate of views for the longer term usage of residing resources.

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In many inland waters fishing was carried out from rafts that supported huts for accommodation. The location of living quarters under the elevated bridge on the junks reveals the old method of construction (Fig. 17C). Altogether, a wide range of boats were developed. Since earliest times fish have also played an important role in Chinese culture. ) hint that fish catches were considered as oracles for rich 31 Fig. 18. 4 cm. ) like fish and peaches. (The Nelson - Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri(Nelson Fund» harvests and prosperity.

Garon in Greek or garum in Latin was a strong-tasting and strong-smelling spice sauce made from the guts of Spanish mackerel (Seomber ealias), tuna and other fish. Black "garum sociorum" of mackerel processed in Spain was considered the best and fetched high prices. 51 Fig. 36. Various forms of Roman amphorae used for the transport of garum. (After Callender 1965) Remains of garum were mixed with salt brine and served under the name of alec as food for the man in the street. Muria was also a fish sauce to which other animal food, mostly crustaceans or mussels, or vegetable food had been added.

Via Greenland they even reached northern America ("Vinland"). Also, the Germanic Angles and Saxons sailed in such long boats when they migrated to the British Isles in the fifth century. During the period from 793 (plundering of the monastery at Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland) until the occupation of England in 1066, the Norsemen carried war to wide areas along the west European coasts. But they were also engaged in substantial trading activities from northern Europe to the west into the Mediterranean Sea and to the east into the Black and Caspian Seas.

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