Tigerfish! Traditional and Sport Fishing on the Niger River in Mali, West Africa M. Sid Kelly Author
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Tigerfish tells the story of a two-year working adventure on the Niger River in Mali, West Africa by a fish biologist Peace Corps volunteer armed with fishing pole and camera.This photo-journal contains 140 color photographs. It opens with sport fishing, and details the author's pursuit of tigerfish, Nile perch,and other species including the dubious dodo. The second section is an account of experiences and observations made during the large community fishing events that take place in the waters of the floodplain during the dry season. The third section provides a brief description and pictures of the life and work of small-scale commercial Somono fishers. The final section documents two traditional fire hunts on the Niger River floodplain.


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