By Michael H. Glantz
Even if everyday and unspecific, Dr. Glantz brings up loads of matters approximately alterations that might be required in fishing suggestions and kit. This booklet is straightforward to learn and provocative. end result of the "uncertainty issue" concerning adjustments in ocean flow styles, there's a lot no longer but recognized (even because the book date), regardless of scientist's most sensible efforts to do predictive modeling. This booklet issues to parts that may require additional learn, and is among the few books written addressing this subject.
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3). As one fisherman who participated in the last season (1968) said, "In the last year we caught them all in one night" (Louis Mascola, private communication, 6 September 1989). A fishery biologist, when asked to comment on the fishery, said that "It was big while it lasted" (Ralph Silliman, private communication, 18 September 1989). * There are enough 10-inch sardines in these landings that together, if laid end to end, would reach from the earth to the moon and back (Reinstedt, 1978). T During the history of this fishery, all landings were reported in short tons (908 kg).
The Monterey plants commenced canning in 1902 (the Booth plant) and 1906 (Monterey Fishing and Packing Company). , 1951) (Fig. 1). The sardine packed at the Booth plant were labeled mackerel until this practice was stopped by the US government in 1910. However, canned sardines from California soon gained a reputation for havingflavorand quality equal to the thenpreferred French brands. 39° California 38° SAN FRANCISCO 37° MOSS LANDING MONTEREY 36° 35° Pacific Ocean HUENEME SAN PEDRO / ^LONQ BEACH 34° 33° Mexica 124° 123° 122° 121° 120° 119° 118° 117° Fig.
In 1947 he invested in a sardine plant and sold out a few years later, not losing any money. His sons fished with him from age nine or ten, until they could buy their own vessels or skipper one of the other boats in the Legaz fleet. In the 1940s oil was the big moneymaker from sardines, not canning (Louis Legaz, private communication, 1 October 1989). Investing in a plant that reduced sardine was one way for fishing families to get rich. The Legaz family was one of hundreds of families and thousands of people who fished for sardine for part of a year.