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Bombil drawing by Arun Inamdar

An iconic symbol of Bombay seafood. A significant contributor to food security for small-scale fishers and the urban poor. Among the top three catch for fishers in the Mumbai region. The story of the misnamed Bombay Duck, a type of lizardfish, locally known as Bombil, parallels that of the decline of small-scale fisheries in northern Maharashtra on the west coast of India, along the Arabian Sea.

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