Speargun, Koror, Palau Islands, Micronesia

Paluan fishermen began to use fast, powerful underwater spearguns with detachable shafts in the late 1940s, to catch sea turtles, fish, and octopus §.
Smithsonian Institution Women's Council and National Museum of Natural History

Ocean Planet Exhibition Floorplan

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Judith Gradwohl, Smithsonian Institution (Curator/Ocean Planet)