The Hatchery for Sea Fishes, of the Fishery Board for Scotland at Dunbar


IN recent years, owing to over-fishing, the scarcity of certain important marine food-fishes has become manifest in many countries, and as one way of meeting the constant drain on the fishing grounds, sea-fish hatcheries have been established in the United States, Newfoundland, Canada, and Norway. A year or two ago the Fishery Board for Scotland began the erection of a similar establishment at Dunbar, which has lately been completed; and for the last five or six weeks active operations have been going on in hatching plaice, with complete success, under the charge of Mr. Harald Dannevig, a Norwegian expert, whose services have been obtained by the Fishery Board.

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