A fishy tradition

Fish drying, Lofoten

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Fish drying

Fish drying in the sun

Poissons séchés

Klippfisk, Bacalhau, Katsuobushi, Vobla,… These names represent just four examples of a tradition that has been kept up for centuries in many regions of the world.

The above photos are a small choice of the works of many members documenting the process of drying fish, helping us witness the differences and similarities of procedures across the globe.

Photos from theycallmefred, dabeiramar, Last Known Location, antoine jomand, and hjordisv.

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