Title Details

These Sharks Need Protection

The conservation of edible sharks fished off the south coast of Australia has been proved by scientific observation to be necessary.
Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 11 Minutes | Producer : Eric Thompson
Director : Jack Rogers |
Pan of coastline, cu of fishermen hauling in nets, threading hooks, two small sharks on wharf - gummy, and school shark suitable for eating, CU cooked battered fish and chips, man enjoys eating, graph showing shark catch in South Eastern Australian waters between 1936 and 1956, also Port Phillip Bay
Access No. 47253 | 1 min 44 secs | 1950s | © NFSA | B&W |
Two scientists from CSIRO in laboratory, microscope, tagging sharks for identification , CU letters with tags attached, measuring shark in laboratory, maps showing travel pattern or migration of sharks around Australian coastline
Access No. 47261 | 2 mins 3 secs | 1950s | © NFSA | B&W |
Line of small sailing boats at wharf, men construction fishing trawlers crab pots on boat loading with supplies, freezers on board boats, trawler leaving wharf, echo sounder to check depth of water, read out from echo sounder, Cu of wheel, engine driven line hauler feeding line into box, two way radio
Access No. 47262 | 1 min 35 secs | 1950s | Stanley, Tas, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Shark boats setting out from Queenscliffe, fishermen baiting lines, CU of baits, echo sounder, casting out lines over side of boat, two albatross birds, HS of wake of boat, hauling in shark catch, and throwing sharks into storage tanks.
Access No. 47263 | 1 min 12 secs | 1950s | Queenscliffe, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Hauling in shark catch on fishing trawler, large catch in storage well, trawler returns to wharf and unloads catch, fish markets, auctioneer, aerial of channel of Pittwater Estuary, Hobart, CSIRO scientists doing research in estuary, loading sharks into back of jeep, shark being measured in laboratory , baby sharks, map comparing fish catch between Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Access No. 47267 | 3 mins 26 secs | 1950s | Hobart, Tas, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |