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Scientists help Lake Victoria's fishermen. Researchers plumb the depths of Africa's biggest lake, 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/50

Scope and Contents

141 x 116 mm. Showing P.H. Greenwood and a colleague examining a specimen. The caption reads: (See Feature Set Intro. No. 716). (10). Mr P.H. Greenwood (right) the latest member of the team of experts, is a Fishery Research Officer. His studies centre around the vast number of fish of all species found in the Lake. The Tilapia is one of the commonest families found off shore and form the greatest proportion in the fishermen's catches. Experiments at Jinja have shown that other types of fish, such as the deep-water mornyrus which can be kippered, is acceptable to the Africans. Samples of this 'African kipper' were sent to Government House, Entebbe and favourably reported on. 3/53'.


  • Creation: 1953-03

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-09-17 10:23:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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