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The Fishermen of Anapua Rock Shelter, Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands

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Title:The Fishermen of Anapua Rock Shelter, Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands
Authors:Leach, Foss
Davidson, Janet
Horwood, Michelle
Ottino, Pierre
Keywords:Oceania
Polynesia
Marquesas Islands
Ua Pou
prehistory
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archaeozoology
morphometric
osteology
fauna
fishing
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LC Subject Headings:Prehistoric peoples--Asia--Periodicals.
Prehistoric peoples--Oceania--Periodicals.
Asia--Antiquities--Periodicals.
Oceania--Antiquities--Periodicals.
East Asia--Antiquities--Periodicals.
Date Issued:1997
Publisher:University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu)
Citation:Leach, F., J. Davidson, M. Horwood, and P. Ottino. 1997. The Fishermen of Anapua Rock Shelter, Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands. Asian Perspectives 36 (1): 51-66.
Series:Volume 36
Number 1
Abstract:Analysis of fish bone from Anapua indicates that the fishermen who used this rock shelter over a long period were unusual among Pacific island fishermen. Their catch initially contained a high proportion of tuna. Although tuna appear to have declined in importance through time at the site, they remained a significant component of the catch even in the most recent levels. In contrast, the grouper types of fish followed the opposite trend over the same period. Keywords: Oceania, Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, Ua Pou, prehistory, archaeology, archaeozoology, morphometric osteology, fauna, fishing.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/17087
ISSN:1535-8283 (E-ISSN)
0066-8435 (Print)
Appears in Collections: Asian Perspectives, 1997 - Volume 36, Number 1 (Spring)


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