Migrant fishing camp, Barren Isles, western Madagascar.
Two small sailing canoes on the beach in the foreground of this photo give away the presence of migrant fishers on this small island in the Mozambique Channel, normally only populated by sea birds. Traditional migrant fishers camp here so that they can reach sea cucumber and shark fishing grounds far out into the Mozambique Chanel. It is only in remote areas such as this that fishers can still find sea cucumbers and catch large sharks. They will live here for as long as the weather permits, leaving only when the cyclones make it too dangerous to stay.Add to Lightbox Download