Fishing in troubled waters

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Sri Lankan fishermen wait to catch fish as they sit atop stilts in Ahangama, 180km (112 miles) south of Colombo. Reuters/Carlos Barria

Sri Lankan fishermen wait to catch fish as they sit atop stilts in Ahangama, 180km (112 miles) south of Colombo. Reuters/Carlos Barria

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A fisherman hunts for shellfish along a reef off the southeast coast of Zanzibar island, Tanzania. Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly

A fisherman hunts for shellfish along a reef off the southeast coast of Zanzibar island, Tanzania. Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A fisherman fixes nets on rocks to catch lobsters at Timang beach in Gunung Kidul, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta. Reuters/Dwi Oblo

A fisherman fixes nets on rocks to catch lobsters at Timang beach in Gunung Kidul, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta. Reuters/Dwi Oblo

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Fisherman Siswanto rides on a self-built wooden cable car, created by himself, to cross the sea at Timang beach in Gunung Kidul, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta. Reuters/Dwi Oblo

Fisherman Siswanto rides on a self-built wooden cable car, created by himself, to cross the sea at Timang beach in Gunung Kidul, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta. Reuters/Dwi Oblo

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A resident fishes during an ice-fishing competition on a frozen lake in Beijing. Reuters/Jason Lee

A resident fishes during an ice-fishing competition on a frozen lake in Beijing. Reuters/Jason Lee

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A man takes cover under a plastic foil to protect himself from severe frost while fishing in the Gulf of Finland at St Petersburg's seaport. Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk

A man takes cover under a plastic foil to protect himself from severe frost while fishing in the Gulf of Finland at St Petersburg's seaport. Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk

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Fishermen drill ice-holes during a competition in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok. Reuters/Yuri Maltsev

Fishermen drill ice-holes during a competition in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok. Reuters/Yuri Maltsev

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Villagers spear fish near Larantuka beach, on Indonesia's Flores island. Reuters/Beawiharta

Villagers spear fish near Larantuka beach, on Indonesia's Flores island. Reuters/Beawiharta

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Colby Deck dives underwater to noodle for catfish in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Noodling is the sport of fishing by hand instead of with a rod and reel. Reuters/Jessica Rinaldi

Colby Deck dives underwater to noodle for catfish in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Noodling is the sport of fishing by hand instead of with a rod and reel. Reuters/Jessica Rinaldi

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Fishermen are thrown from a small boat as they try to rescue a sperm whale at a bay in Uwajima, about 800 km (500 miles) southwest of Tokyo. Reuters/Masazumi Nakahara

Fishermen are thrown from a small boat as they try to rescue a sperm whale at a bay in Uwajima, about 800 km (500 miles) southwest of Tokyo. Reuters/Masazumi Nakahara

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