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Aerial photo of the Gut today
Aerial photo of the Gut today
Descriptive TitleAerial photo of the Gut today
Knowledge of the land/water and environment
Cod fishing
Commercial fishing
KeywordsFish processing
DescriptionThe Gut has seen many changes over the generations with changing fishing methods and technology, as well as declining cod stocks in recent years. Today at the Gut, modern longliners moor in the Pond while a dormant fish processing plant sits next to the marginal wharf (the Wharf).
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--The Gut
NotesCrab has replaced cod as the main species landed in Branch. Like in many parts of Newfoundland, the term fish refers to cod fish only. Other species are referred to by their specific names (crab, flounder, halibut, etc.)
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
SourceBruce English personal photo collection
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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