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Lawrence J. Cunningham, Ancient Chamorro Society. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1992. Larry's book contains descriptions of various fishing practices, as well as Chamorro terms for these practices and for the various fish and oceanic species.

Donald M. Topping, Pedro M. Ogo, and Bernadita C. Dungca, Chamorro-English Dictionary. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1975.


We are enormously grateful to Patricia Daniels for providing us with photographs of the mackerel catch in Inarajan, taken by the late Mrs. Cynthia R. Olson.

We are likewise grateful for the use of professional sea-life photography of Robert F. Myers, and to the Guam Wildife and Aquatic Division for providing access to those images.

Thanks to the Guam Museum for allowing the use of photographs of objects in their collection.

Except where otherwise stated, all photographs by RDK Herman, Pacific Worlds.


Chamorro Sea Warriors website explores modern fishing on Guam:



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