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Title: The fisheries of the Adriatic and the fish thereof : a report of the Austro-Hungarian sea-fisheries : with a detailed description of the marine fauna of the Adriatic Gulf
Year: 1883 (1880s)
Authors: Faber, George Louis
Subjects: Fisheries — Austria Fisheries — Adriatic Sea
Publisher: London : B. Quaritch
Contributing Library: Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library
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arpoon for casting at dolphins, tunny-fish, and thelike (see Plate XXIV.). Scares. For driving or scaring the fish into the nets (Pesca a spavcnto, a ludro).The Piston, or Pobug, also called in some districts Sttwiigio, and Stambul, i34 THE FISHERIES OF THE ADRIATIC, is a hollow cone at the end of a pole, for striking the surface of the water ; atTrieste, a square board is substituted for the cone. The Tramata is a cord for the same purpose. The Fraschiata is a similar cord, to which are tied bundles of brushwood,at intervals from one another. Bait (Esca, Esche). Besides the bait commonly used elsewhere, poisonous bait is used insome places, for instance, the sap of the Euphorbia cyparisias is usednear Rogosnica, Milna, and at the mouth of the Narenta, to stupefy thebasse; also the fruit of the South Asiatic plant, Menispermum cumins,which is sold in retail at about a penny for five grains in the form of apowder, and is made into paste with flour. The latter is often used nearMeligne.
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AND THE FISH THEREOF. 135
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