Report, Volume 21 (Google eBook)

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1910 - Fisheries
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Page 114 - ... marine species 48 per cent, and small fish only 2 per cent. The young shrimp and young fish were taken from the stomachs of young bass of 3 to 4 inches in length and the other small crustaceans from the stomachs of specimens 3 inches and under in length, showing that the young bass begin feeding on the small species of crustaceans and worms, and as they grow in size are able to take the shrimp and young fish. KEY TO FIGURES. Fig. 1 Young striped bass just hatched 80 hours from fertilization...
Page 60 - Among the luxuries belonging to the high condition of civilization exhibited by the Mexican nation at the time of the Spanish conquest, was the possoessin by Montezuma of one of the most extensive zoological gardens on record, numbering nearly all the animals of that country with others brought at much expense from great...
Page 72 - We have considered it a wise precaution to be prepared for any emergency as is shown by the balance in the state treasury at the close of the fiscal year, amounting to $73,318.21.
Page 109 - ... cat" fishermen. The shallow Big Lake would be an excellent place for setting impounding nets. If the bass can be impounded and not be handled, as is necessary with seines and gill nets, they ought to reach the spawning stage in confinement. NB SCOFIELD.
Page 10 - ... the public waters of this state, and to the propagation, protection, restoration and transferring of game birds and animals in the state, and to the introduction of game birds and animals into the state, and to the payment of the expenses incurred in the prosecution of offenders against the fish and game, and fish and game license laws of the state, and for the cost of acquisition, construction and maintenance of fish hatcheries in the state, and to all other necessary expenses, approved by the...
Page 12 - ... under control, or sold or offered for sale, or shipped or offered for shipment contrary to any of the laws of this state, and all such game or fish, or any part thereof, which may be so seized and taken possession of by the fish and game commissioners, or their...
Page 10 - Fish and Game Preservation Fund," which said fund shall be kept in the state treasury, and shall be applicable to the payment of the expense of propagating, protecting, restoring and introducing fish in the public waters of this state, and to the propagation, protection, restoration and transferring of game birds and animals in the state, and to the introduction of game birds and animals into the state, and to the payment of the expenses incurred in the prosecution of offenders against the fish and...
Page 83 - find that there are approximately $40,000.00 receipts from sale of licenses and $120,000.00 disbursements passing through the hands of the Chief Deputy annually, and that the only bond given by any one is for $2,000.00, from the president of the Board of Fish and Game Commissioners. . T,his would appear to us' to be entirely inadequate, and we would suggest that provision should be made for the bonding of the Chief Deputy and his cashier. "Wte have not checked any disbursements which have been made...
Page 12 - State laws, whether for the protection of fjarne or for other purposes, is one of the first duties of every Forest officer. Under no circumstances should one Forest officer shield or condone the act of another who violates the game laws. To do so differs little from actual violation of the law itself. This Service will not tolerate violation...

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