The Salmon Disease, by John Clark

The Salmon Disease, by John Clark

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...fisheries were of such importance, this want ought to be supplied. (The vote of thanks having been carried unanimously), Mr. FRYER, in responding, said he had not only to thank the meeting for the kind way in which the motion had been proposed and received, but also to thank those gentlemen who had been so good as to criticise his paper. He had purposely introduced many debatable points, because he felt that, if he made a proposal for a Society to deal with a subject on which everybody was agreed it would fall fiat. It would be 'perfectly unnecessary to have a Society or or ganisation to deal with a subject on which everybody was agreed;_ but there was no question under the sun which seemed to him to have more sides than the fishery question. If he might venture on a somewhat trite illustration, this was shown by the fish themselves; there were flat-fish which had a top side, and a bottom side; there were the so-called round-fish which had a right side, and a left side: then there were fish which were globular, or almost so, and were either all sides or no sides at all; and all the questions connected with fisheries were as many-sided as the different fish themselves. In suggesting the formation of this Society, he did not at all lose sight of the fact that the National Fish Culture Association was already in existence, for he had the honour of being a member of the council; but if he had suggested that society, as the foundation upon which to build up the very much larger body which he had proposed, he would have been taking an invidious course, as there were others which could make an equally good claim on the score of age, at any rate. Several societies already existed dealing with fisheries from one point of view or...
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943449
  • 9781236943446