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WESTERN FLYER – Converted to a Trawler

By Charles (Bob) Hitz, Nov. 11, 2015   Blog Post 36 After World War II the bottom fish market began to grow. Petrale sole made up a large percentage of the landings and the catch of rockfish, specifically Pacific Ocean perch … Continue reading

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Towards a curriculum in Pacific fisheries history

As regular readers know, we often rail about the lack of history materials about the development of fishing and fisheries science in the Pacific. Most of the history on the development of fisheries has been focused on the Atlantic, where … Continue reading

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So, how long did it take for rosefish to crash?

About six years for the stocks off Alaska and British Columbia. Three years for the stocks off Oregon and Washington. It was fast. And it set off a cascade of ecological changes that we still do not completely understand. The … Continue reading

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Remembering Margo

It’s been awhile since the Pacific Fishery History Project has been very active. I had some technical problems. As always, I have been busy teaching. My book All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustained Yield and the Failure of … Continue reading

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