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Men net fishing by a lagoon

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The men of Maskelyne Islands are some of the most skilled fishermen in Vanuatu. One of their fishing techniques involves spreading a fishing net underwater, frightening the fish to swim into it by making hard splashes near corals and underwater burrows, then finally spearing the fish, once they enter the net. Uleveo, Maskelyne Island, Malampa Province, Malekula, Vanuatu
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Mitchell Kanashkevich
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The men of Maskelyne Islands are some of the most skilled fishermen in Vanuatu. One of their fishing techniques involves spreading a fishing net underwater, frightening the fish to swim into it by making hard splashes near corals and underwater burrows, then finally spearing the fish, once they enter the net. Uleveo, Maskelyne Island, Malampa Province, Malekula, Vanuatu