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The British Sea Fisheries1

    Naturevolume 105pages397398 (1920) | Download Citation



    THE latest book on the sea fisheries comes most opportunely at a time when everyone interested in these matters is looking for a policy. For the last two years a multitude of committees and conferences have been considering a situation that has become acute as the result of war conditions, but which was rapidly developing even in 1913. There was then a great recrudescence of interest in the longshore and inshore fishermen; there were the perennial questionsof the impoverishment of the fishing-grounds and of how this might be averted; and there were indications, even then, of troublesome problems relating to the distribution and marketing of the fish caught.

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