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The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry

The U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry

past, present, and potential : report to the Congress

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fisheries -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Fisheries -- Great Lakes (North America) -- History,
  • Fishery policy -- Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnited States Great Lakes commercial fishing industry
    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 98 p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14557398M
    OCLC/WorldCa44143150

    The Great Lakes offer outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities, ranging from wilderness areas such as Isle Royale, a U.S. national park, to waterfront parks in major cities. The eight Great Lakes states have about million registered .   Commercial fishing operations, such as seafood wholesalers, processors, and retailers, all contribute billions of dollars annually to the U.S. economy. Recreational fishing—employing both.

    billion pounds of seafood. In , U.S. commercial fishermen landed billion pounds of seafood, valued at $ billion. 61 million recreational fishing trips. In , approximately 9 million recreational saltwater anglers took 61 million saltwater fishing trips around the United States. The number of trips taken (or effort) is an. Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Many commercial fishing operations are characterized by hazardous working conditions, strenuous labor, long work hours and harsh weather. During , an annual average of 46 deaths occurred ( deaths per , workers), compared with an average of 5, deaths (4 per , workers) among all U.S. The man with the salmon plan written a soon-to-be-published book on the history of Great Lakes salmon. to restore native lake trout to help revive the lakes' commercial fishing industry.

    management of commercial fisheries bycatch at both global and Great Lakes regional scales to: 1) to identify elements of Great Lakes ecosystems that are especially vulnerable as fisheries bycatch; and 2) identify opportunities to minimize incidental catch of sensitive species in Great Lakes commercial fishing gear. Since the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC), formerly known as the National Fishery Center-Great Lakes (National Biological Service), the Great Lakes Fishery Laboratory (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)(FWS/GLFL), and the Ann Arbor Biological Laboratory (Bureau of Commercial Fisheries), have acted as repositories for the processing, reporting, and storage of U.S. Sea lamprey trapping can be improved significantly when electricity is used, according to a recent study funded by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC). The study, led by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Continued.


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The U.S.Great Lakes Fish. Commercial fishing on the Great Lakes began download pdf the s and continues today. Overfishing was a major concern a hundred years ago and, together with industrial pollution, habitat destruction and the arrival of invasive species, it almost wiped out several important species, such as lake trout and yellow perch.

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