Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. Santway

Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. Santway

Source

State Library of Florida: Florida Collection, F639.7-S237 01

Description

Santway writes about the history of sponge fishing in Florida. Information includes how Greek sponge divers came to the United States; the different varies of sponges found in the ocean; a description of how sponges are harvested; the monetary value of sponges; and how Epiphany is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Greek sponge divers and their families in Tarpon Springs.