Gapu is our language name for the Suckerfish (Ramora). It plays a very significant role in our traditional fishing methods. My ancestors used the Gapu to catch Waru (turtle) and Dhangal (Dugong), as well as the harpoon. Gapul is the plural of Gapu.
Edition Size: 70 Medium: Linocut Lino Created: Thursday Island (TSI), QLD on October, 2006 Published: Thursday Island (TSI), QLD on May, 2007 Printer: Alick Tipoti Studio: Artist's Studio Paper: BFK Rives Orientation: Portrait Paper Height: 570 mm ( 22.4" ) Paper Width: 380 mm ( 15.0" ) Image Height: 350 mm ( 13.8" ) Image Width: 330 mm ( 13.0" )