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Bagang is a traditional fishing structure for catching anchovy made of bamboo in Sabah, Borneo. A large fishing net is placed on the sea bottom and light is used to attract the fishes gathering above the net. When this looks promising the net is lifted to collect all the fishes trapped inside. The structure is very beautiful, floating on the sea like a sketch of a house, which I imagine holds the dreams of those who build them.

Bagang or fishing platform for catching Anchovy or (Ikan Bilis)

Bagang or fishing platform for catching Anchovy or (Ikan Bilis)

Side view of house like profile with hut of Bagang or fishing platform off Sandakan, Sabah

Many Bagang or fishing platform for catching Anchovy, Sabah

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Men working in the fish market in Sandakan, Sabah, Borneo

Water Village in Kampung Buli Sim Sim in front of apartment blocks, Sandakan, Sabah

Wooden stilt house in the Water Village, Kampung Buli Sim Sim, Sandakan, Sabah

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