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Fishing boats

Fishing boats


Of Hasik Ibn B wrote, ‘The only means of livelihood for the inhabitants of this port is from fishing, and the fish that they catch is called lukham, which is like a dogfish. It is cut open, dried in the sun, and used for food..."
The fishermen still catch lukham, which is a kind of shark, and it is prepared in the same way although they were not catching any the day of my visit, they had snapper and a brightly-colored yellow fish instead.