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Exploding Fish?

Some people apparently get a blast from fishing…

Fishing is an important activity that several people living in coastal communities require for their subsistence. Given the fact that the demand for fish is ever increasing, even in developing countries, fishermen end up resorting to rather intriguing methods of collecting fish. One of these methods is called dynamite fishing or blast fishing, in which the fisherman uses dynamite sticks or similar explosives.

Photo credit: Craig Allen

Full article can be found at Frontier’s Gap Year Blog:

http://gapyearblog.org.uk/science-club/2013/1/25/exploding-fish.html

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