Fishing Rituals of the Marine Fisherfolk

TitleFishing Rituals of the Marine Fisherfolk
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1968
AuthorsRaychaudhuri B
JournalBulletin of the Anthropological Survey of India
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Jambudwip Marine Fishery, India

Jambudwip, an island in the Bay of Bengal, is located about 7 miles to the southwest of Bakkhali in the South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. The original case, which spans from 1967-1968, catalogues an action situation involving approximately 243 fishermen in the village; the resource unit are demersal and midwater fish species. The boundary is based on traditional use and technology limitations. Two distinct types of institutional arrangements exist among the...
09 Aug 2016