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The Great Lakes whitefish

January 1, 1942

In every one of the Great Lakes- Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, and Superior- the most valuable fishes are declining, and there is no evidence that this trend will be reversed. Under existing conditions of a diversity of regulations that vary between states and between the two countries, and with the present methods of fishing, the Great Lakes fisheries are doomed. This chapter deals with the common whitefish, a valuable species which many believe to be the next that will go unless positive action is forthcoming soon.

Publication Year 1942
Title The Great Lakes whitefish
Authors John Van Oosten
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70006575
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Great Lakes Science Center