Fishing methods used in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf: R64-81/1979-22E-PDF

"After having defined fishing and established a general classification of fishing devices, the author has elaborated a systematic description of the subsistence and commercial fishing devices and methods used in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf from the period of contact between Europeans and Amerinds in the 16th century to the present day. This study, conducted from 1966 to 1968 and based on written material and on ethnographic data, describes 73 different methods of catching fish and other aquatic animals that are or have been used in that area. Each method and the corresponding fishing devices are described in detail, illustrated with a drawing and, whenever possible, placed in their historical context"--Abstract, p. 6.

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Department/Agency Parks Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch.
Title Fishing methods used in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf
Series Title History and archaeology ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Originally published in 1968 as no. 83 of series, Travail inédit (Direction des parcs nationaux et des lieux historiques) under title: Répertoire des méthodes de pêche utilisées sur le fleuve et le golfe St-Laurent. Also published in French by Boréal Express Limitée, under title: La pêche sur le Saint-Laurent : répertoire des méthodes et des engins de capture. "Translated by the Department of the Secretary of State". Historical publication digitized 2016 from print [for Parks Canada]
Date c1979.
Number of Pages 171 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R64-81/1979-22E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number QS-7027-024-EE-A1
Subject Terms Fisheries technology, Fisheries