Ethnozoology of the Tsou, Taiwan: Fishing with poison, II  (I)  (Fishing)

Water is added with the crushed plant, Croton tiglium, in order to squeeze out the poisonous sap. Tfuya Village.







Before the fishermen begin catching fish with poison, the stream is held back forming a pool by stuffing banana leaves between the rocks forming a dam.



From Segawa's Ethnography, Courtesy of the
SMC Publishing

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