Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 25, No. 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...in the streams of Chile became greatly reduced in numbers, and he attributes the diminution to the fact that the carp devoured the food upon which they subsisted. He states that the carp themselves were not a success. Under Doctor AL1iEn'r's supervision an extensive hatching station for Salmonid has been constructed near Los Andes. and 300.000 fishes 6 months old were distributed from this station iu 1906, consisting of Atlantic salmon (Salina '). rainbow trout (Salmo iricleus), brown trout (Salmo fmio), and steelhead trout (Sainm gazrclncrz'), the eggs of which were all obtained in Europe. The penple in general can not as _vet appreciate the value of fish culture, but it is regarded as of great importance by the Government. GUATEMALA. During the year 1906, Dr. S. E., of the Field Columbian Museum, Chicago, made an investigation of the waters of Guatemala, and especially Lakes Atitlan and.n1atitlan. lle recommended that rainbow trout be introduced in Lake.-titlan. llis report indicates that there are great possibilities for improving the fisheries in 16807-iiuu. ro7_12 Guatemalan waters by the introduction of several species from the United States. PERU. In 1906, the Government of Peru engaged Mr. R. E. Coni-zu, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and a.former employee of the United States Bureau of Fisheries, to conduct biological observa tions along the coast of that country with the View of investigating not only the marine fisheries, but the guano industry, and make recommendations as to the advisability of changing the laws for the protection of fish and guano-producing birds. The aim of this inquiry is not only to increase the...
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