Definition characters description and diffusion
Systems composed of canals, drains, and ditches arranged in the form of a maze to trap fish are used in conjunction with water management practices. Enclosures in the articulated forms function for the practice of domestication or the training of local animals.
General characters description and diffusion
This technique in many cases is difficult to reconstruct. The symbolic form of the labyrinth, reproduced in many prehistoric cave paintings are the same used in the enclosures where the first forms of domestication and trapping are tested. These techniques of hunting or fishing born in conjunction with the development of water management practices that allows historically demographic expansions and wellbeing independent of climatic and environmental issues.
Caption: The meandering and maze forms, recurrent in Neolithic cave paintings, are explained in the techniques of capture and domestication represented in prehistoric Saharan graffiti of Wadi Jerat in Algeria.
Advantages and sustainability
This technique of trapping fish is benficial because it is used in conjunction with good water management practices.