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Fishing methods and devices of the Māori

Author: Elsdon Best
Publisher: Wellington : Govt. Printer, 1977.
Series: Dominion Museum bulletin, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elsdon Best
OCLC Number: 4808191
Notes: Reprint of 1929 ed.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Maori as a fisherman --
Fishing-nets, their manufacture and use --
Line fishing --
Sharks and whales --
The taking of koura, or crayfish --
Shell-fish --
Fresh-water species --
Eels --
The lamprey and how it was taken --
Maori names of fresh-water fish other than eels --
The inanga, or whitebait --
Upokororo, or grayling --
Kokopu, or kopu (Galaxias fasciatus) --
The panoko --
The toitoi --
The patiki, or flounder --
The koaro (Galaxias huttoni).
Series Title: Dominion Museum bulletin, no. 12.
Responsibility: by Elsdon Best.

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