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Fish handling in Cuddalore

Ethnographic film (2022) (6.16 minutes)

Authors: Nitya Rao, Nicolas Bautes, Tara Lawrence

Cuddalore Old Town harbour is usually bustling with sound. It is the centre for fisheries activities in the district, with over 250 mechanized and 3000 motorised boats, and women engaged with a range of tasks, linked directly to fish marketing and processing, and indirectly to a range of support functions such as selling ice, tea and cooked food to the women fish-workers.

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