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Pisciculture in the Edinburgh Fishery Exhibition

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IT was a happy thought of the promoters of the Fishery Exhibition to secure the Aquarium for the use of their visitors. Although it is on a small scale, it adds largely to the amenities of the exposition, and must prove a novel sight to many inland visitors. At most of the French fishery exhibitions, and at Arcachon in particular, an aquarium proved one of the greatest of the many attractions provided for the thousands who came to the châlet which contained the general exhibits. It must be confessed, however, that the French made more use of their aquarium than the directors of the Edinburgh Exhibition seem inclined to do—we miss some of the wonders of the deep in the shape of “fancy fishes,” which we think might have been included in the present “show.” There is one exhibit, however, which helps to make up for numerous deficiencies; we allude to entry No. 23 in the Catalogue, which is as follows:—

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