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5 minnow seines

6 shore seines

7 native wire traps "gerrurgir"

8 native palm stake nets visited and patronized

large wirev fish traps

10 eel pots

11 hook and line

12 set line

13 trolling line miller jigs and silver spoons

14 night light fishing with hoop and dip net from boatside

12 spearing at night with flashlight & dip net at Jidda and in Tarut Bay.


1. Fish preserved in formalin and water 5 parts water to 9 parts water to one part liuid commercial formalin.
q[[aligned under the i in liuid in the previous line]]
2. Crustaceans,molluscs,snakes,frogs,and insects in 

70% grain alcohol

3. dried shells and skeletons

Donald S.Erdman
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