000226Recent News from FRIENDS of the HoBB

Cult animator, Doug Wilson, has published a wildly dark comic book – details at

Bradley Shields has forwarded details to WoW about the following publications: “Aquaculture in ancient Hawaii,” by Barry Costa-Pierce, BioScience, May 1987, Vol. 37 No.,5; and “Prehistoric Hawaiian fishponds,” by William K. Kikuchi in Science July 23, 1976. This will be useful in updating WoW’s page on the History of Aquaculture.

The World of Water Museum / Book Collections/ Aquaculture section, has just aquired a copy of  “A Handy Guide To Fish Culture Or Fish Culture Being Specially Designed For The Use Of Amateurs  And For Guidance In The Improvements of Fisheries” by ARMISTEAD J.J. Published by: The Angler Ltd. Scarborough 1897. Edition: 1st Edn..

The World of Water Picture Library has supplied an image of the World’s first School of Aquaculture opened by J.J. Armistead, for inclusion in Peter Brigg’s book “Call of the Stream” (Subject: History of Trout Acclimatisation and Fly Fishing in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa).