Guide to the Classification of Fishing Gear in the Philippines
Attendant upon the existence of numerous and varied ingenious methods for taking fish and the prevalence of many dialects in the Republic of the Philippines is the confusion that results from the use of the diverse vernacular names of fishing appliances. This has hampered an understanding of the Philippine fisheries, and it is foreseeable that it would increase the problems that arise in attempts ot manage fishery resources on a national scale.
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Classification of the Gear
Basic Classiﬁcation of Fishing Gear
Key to the Identification of Classes of Fishing Gear
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