Report on the Salmon Fisheries of Alaska, 1896-1898 Volume N . 3

Report on the Salmon Fisheries of Alaska, 1896-1898 Volume N . 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...eleven have been known. If a pair from each litter are raised this is regarded as satisfactory, as many causes contribute to the loss of the pups before reaching maturity. The Semidi Propagating Company is the largest concern engaged in the enterprise of fox raising, it controlling the Semidi group in western Alaska, and also having an island in the Atlantic off the New England coast-the latter being reported, on the whole, as more satisfactory than in Alaska. The following is a list of the islands so occupied, with the number of animals on each, and the approximate number of skins taken the past year: North Semidi.--Leased by the Semidi Propagating Company; sublet to W. B. Taylor. Stocked with 200 blue foxes. About 100 skins taken. South Semidi.-Leased by Semidi Propagating Company; sublet to Byron Andrews. Stocked with 300 blue foxes. About 100 skins taken. Ukamok, -Leased by Semidi Propagating Company; sublet to J. C. Redpath. Stocked with 350 blue foxes. About 25 skins taken-first year. Long.--Leased by Semidi Propagating Company; sublet to M. L. Washburn. Stocked with 300 blue foxes. About 15 skins taken--first year. Marmot.--Leased by Semidi Propagating Company; sublet to T. F. Morgan. Stocked with 150 silver-gray foxes. About 20 skins taken. 14011--3 _ Pearl.--Leased by E. Pitilen. Stocked with 200 blue foxes. About 20 skins taken. Little Naked.-Leased by W. Story. Stocked with 200 blue foxes. About 20 skins taken. Ugak.--Leased by Oliver Smith. Stocked with 75 blue foxes. Skins taken not known. Little Kunusia.--Leased by Rudolph Neumanse. Stocked with about 100 blue foxes. Skins taken not known. Goose.--Occupied by G. W. Donaldson. No lease. Stocked with about 75 blue foxes. Skins taken not known. Green.--Occupied by Charles Swanson. No..show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590023
  • 9781236590022