trepang


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Synonyms for trepang

of warm coasts from Australia to Asia

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It was in this context of 120 years of participation in the trepang harvesting season falling between the northwest to southeast reversal of the winds that Arnhem Landers acquired the skills of building and sailing canoes.
(81) It may be no coincidence that Makassar voyages to northern Australia, the earliest of which probably dates to the mid-seventeenth century, were undertaken not only in response to increased Chinese demand for trepang, but in the wake of Islam's spread and its promise of far-reaching protection for all believers.
How important was the trepang industry for early British observers like Flinders, who encountered it in its heyday in 1803?
(17) In fact, Australian aborigines had long carried on trade with Macassans, who came from Sulawesi in modern Indonesia, and such Chinese ceramics most likely came from this trade, which included trepang and northern Australian timbers.
It's a full-size replica (14.5 m) of a typical nineteenth-century Makassan perahu padawakang, the type of vessel that carried Indonesian fishers to Australia's far northern coast after trepang and tortoiseshell every summer monsoon for 300 years, until those seas were closed to them in 1906.
There is historical evidence the Yolngu were seasonally engaged in paid work (usually goods) for the Macassarese (Berndt & Berndt 1999) in the preparation of trepang and elements of the shell trade (i.e., oyster, pearl, turtle) from the early 17th century till 1907 (Worsley 1955, Ivory 1999, Russell 2004).
As we know from the linguistic record, there was trade going on here a long time before the Europeans turned up, and particularly between the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of this land, and the Makassar trepang (sea cucumber) traders from Celebes (Sulawesi).
He specialises in the tropical sedentary fishing industries, mainly pearl-shell, beche-de-mer (trepang) and trochus, in north Australia, the western Pacific and Provinsi Maluku, Indonesia.
According to The NT News, Jason Matiu Grimes, 36, was in a 4.5m tinnie with fisherman Rupa Manimua collecting trepang when they spotted the 3m reptile at Knocker Bay, 180km northeast of Darwin, News.com.au reported.
1997 'Asian connections: Preliminary report on Indonesian trepang sites on the Kimberley coast, NW Australia', Archaeology in Oceania 32, 197-206.
While their forebears, the Macassans, traded trepang and wives with aboriginal tribes around Darwin hundreds of years ago, these days the journey is truncated by arrest and detention.
Al-Habsi added that Oman s fish farming is still in the primary phase compared to other countries within the current development in Oman s fish farming research sector as the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry managed to prepare applied studies on farmable species of marine organisms that live in Oman s waters, such as abalone, lobster and marine trepang.
Al-Habsi added that the Sultanate's fish farming is still in the primary phase compared to other countries within the current development in the Sultanate's fish farming research sector as the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry managed to prepare applied studies on farmable species of marine organisms that live in the Sultanate's waters, such as abalone, lobster and marine trepang, in addition to, other finned fish, such as, hamour and Argyrops spinife.