Author(s) Metsähallitus
Published by Metsähallitus, Vantaa, 2014
Pages 3 pp.
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Historically, seal hunting has been a very significant means of livelihood for the people living in the Kvarken archipelago. When the Gulf of Bothnia coast was populated, seal hunting and fishing provided a lifeline for the first permanent inhabitants. Along with fishing, seal hunting played an important economic role.