Tag Archives: Rosies

How Pacific Ocean Perch Got its Name

Pacific Ocean Perch – How it got its name By:  Charles R. (Bob) Hitz      Sept. 10, 2012 Fish names are interesting: there are two, the scientific name and the common name.  Scientific names are based on a biological classification system … Continue reading

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The Day Fishing Changed for American Fishermen

I’ve written a lot about the development of fishing for rosefish (or redfish, or Pacific Ocean Perch) along the West Coast after World War II. Starting in 1945, fishermen like Captain Gordon White out of Newport started fishing in deeper … Continue reading

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Rachel Carson and Rosefish

I’ll be spending the summer in Munich, Germany, at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. They’ve given me a writing fellowship and I will be drafting All the Boats on the Ocean. The news about the fellowship came … 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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