ZÁVORA, MOZAMBIQUE

The morning rush to launch boats after several days of strong winds and heavy seas that kept most fishermen on shore. Závora, Mozambique.
Fishermen seining the 'Rock Pool', a 2-3m deep enclosed tidal pool that emerges at low tide. Závora, Mozambique.
Buying fish on the beach from local fishermen. Závora, Mozambique.
Jon (left) staked out on the beach to buy a line-caught yellow fin tuna for Nakia Cullain, the director of Marine Action Research, for a small commission. Závora, Mozambique.
Local fishermen drag their boats across the beach, above the tideline and up to the dunes each night, then back to the water each morning. Závora, Mozambique.
Preparing a drifting gill net for nearshore fishing. Závora, Mozambique.
Jon staked out on the beach to buy a line-caught yellow fin tuna for Nakia Cullain, the director of Marine Action Research, for a small commission. Závora, Mozambique.
Seine netting Wolf Herring (family Chirocentridae) from the beach. Závora, Mozambique.
At the end of the day, students (sons and daughters of fishermen) and a few fishermen hitch a ride in the back of Rare's Pride Campagn Manager for Závora Mozambique's, Edmundo Aníbal, truck. Edmundo frequently picks people up for lifts acroiss town, or brings items from Inharrme 30kms away or transports them to the hospital when they need it. Závora, Mozambique.
Octopus. Závora, Mozambique.
Behind the scenes photographing and working with Zefanias “Jeff” Joel Zango through Rare's participatory photography project in Závora, Mozambique
Zefanias “Jeff” Joel Zango is working with photographer Jason Houston to learn to photograph his community and help raise awareness about issues that are important to him as a leader in his community. Závora, Mozambique.
Zefanias “Jeff” Joel Zango explaining his photographs in a community 'listening session'. Jeff is working with photographer Jason Houston to learn to photograph his community and help raise awareness about issues that are important to him as a leader in his community. Závora, Mozambique.
Silvino Antonio Nhocuane is working with photographer Jason Houston to learn to photograph his community and help raise awareness about issues that are important to him as a leader in his community. Závora, Mozambique.