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A-1 Seal pelt quality
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TitleA-1 Seal pelt quality
SummaryFilmed on the spring ice floes off Newfoundland and Labrador, provides information on the recommended practices for the seal hunt. Details the development of the seal pelt by age and quality: cat, white coat, overgang, tanner, ragged jacket, beater, bedlamer, and old harp. Demonstrates methods of humane killing using the hakapik, club, or gun; explains pelt grading; how to avoid ice-burning, discolouration, and other types of damage; proper splitting, sculpting and cleaning; storing and preserving in brine to await processing.
SubjectSealing--Newfoundland and Labrador
Hides and skins--Grading
CreatorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Extension Service (Producer)
ContributorsCanada. Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
National Film Board of Canada
Date1980
PublisherMemorial University Extension Service
Associated NameMemorial University of Newfoundland. Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)
Duration25:51 minutes
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Catalogue NumberMUN Extension Service Cat. 00492
IdentifierMUNES-AT157
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
FormatVideo/mp4
Languageeng
Details of Original1 videocassette (25:35 minutes) : sound, color ; 3/4 inch
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections
CollectionMemorial University DELTS Video Collection, pre-1994
SubcollectionAssorted Topics
DownloadableYes
Viewable OnlineYes
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