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Record #188063:

The pilot whale drive hunt in the Faroe Islands / Jústines Olsen.

Title: The pilot whale drive hunt in the Faroe Islands / Jústines Olsen.
Author(s): Olsen, Jústines.
Date: 2008.
Publisher: Isle of Lewis: Islands Book Trust
In: Whaling and the Hebrides : the history of island whalers in the South Atlantic and whaling in and around the Hebrides. The proceedings of a three-day conference held in Harris, 16th-18th August 2007. (2008.),
Abstract: Discusses present role of pilot whale (Globicephala melas) drive hunt in Faroese daily life. Notes that every citizen of Faroe Islands is supplied with 10 kilos of food (equally divided between meat and blubber) from whale harvest each year; also that hunting continues to play important social role in Faroese society as result of continuing distribution of harvest to all citizens. Also outlines history of whaling in Faroe Islands, whaling techniques, and current regulations.
Notes:

In: Whaling and the Hebrides : the history of island whalers in the South Atlantic and whaling in and around the Hebrides. The proceedings of a three-day conference held in Harris, 16th-18th August 2007 / Islands Book Trust.

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography.
599.535 -- Ziphiidae: Globicephala melas.
639.245.1 -- Whaling industry.
639.2.081 -- Fishing, methods and equipment.
338.98 -- Fisheries, regulation.
93 -- History.
N -- Renewable resources.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*37) -- Faroe Islands.
SPRI record no.: 188063

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