Universal Cyclopaedia and Atlas Volume 9

Universal Cyclopaedia and Atlas Volume 9

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...study and associated with adequate protective legislation, it is capable of maintaining the sources of supply utilized by the fishery industries. Piscicultural operations are extensively carried on by private individuals for profit and by governments for the public benefit. European Fish-culture.--In Europe Dr. Nicolas Borodine reported 416 fish-hatcheries in 1891, all of which except 82 were private establishments occupied chiefly with trout and salmon culture. Governmental aid was extended in Norway. Switzerland, France, Italy, Great Britain, Austria, and Russia, named in the order of the number of hatcheries supported by them. Norway entered upon the work in 1850 and now takes first rank in the number of its establishments, the amount of its annual grant for fish-culture, and the results accomplished, having produced 200.000.000 cod in 1891 at its station at Flodevigen. Germany supports the once famous but now unimportant hatchery at Hilningen; France subsidizes a small private shad-hatchery at St.-Pierreles-Elbeuf on the Seine, and contemplates the establishment of a piscicultural school at Gremaz, where M. Lugrin invented a method of artificially propagating live food for young fish; Italy has hatching stations at Brescia and Rome; the Netherlands appropriates a small sum for planting salmon fry in the Rhine; Russia has a station principally for whitefish-culture at Nicholsk; and Scotland sustains a small marine hatcherv at Dunbar. The Governments of New Zealand, Australia, and Japan also aid in restocking their public waters, their operations relating almost exclusively to the acclimatization of exotic salmon and trout. Fish and Fisher;/ Commissions.--Public fish-culture in many countries is conducted through the agency of scientific...
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  • English
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  • 9781236521422