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Joseph Au Badu Art Centre kaiyar crayfish
Joseph Au Badu Art Centre kaiyar crayfish

Kaiyar (Crayfish)

by JOSEPH AU

Size: 56cm x 38cm

Medium: Lino Print

Category: Art Prints / Etchings

$240.00 (Incl GST)

The 'Kaiyar' is very important to the fishing industry in the Torres Straits with demand and value being so high on the market. This means many islanders are employed as deep water crayfish divers as well as many being skilled recreational divers for crayfish. The 'Kaiyar' is found in all the Torres Strait reefs, and exported around the world today, but don't say ewher the crayfish came from originally. The 'Kaiyar' is labelled "Australian Tropical Rock Lobster" for the market.