Roppel, Patricia (2004) The Steamer Albatross and Early Pacific Salmon, Oncorhynchus spp., Research in Alaska. Marine Fisheries Review, 66(3), pp. 21-31.
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The U.S. Fish Commission Steamer Albatross made its first cruise to Alaska in 1888 primarily to research the Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus; however, Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp., was also to be studied, if time permitted. In 1889, concern for salmon overharvesting prompted Congress to authorize an investigation into the habits, abundance, and distribution of Alaska’s salmon, and in 1890 the Albatross returned to Alaska. Over the next 20+ years the Albatross made many other productive and pioneering research voyages to Alaska, the last in 1914.
|Title:||The Steamer Albatross and Early Pacific Salmon, Oncorhynchus spp., Research in Alaska|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Marine Fisheries Review|
|Page Range:||pp. 21-31|
|Issuing Agency:||United States National Marine Fisheries Service|
|Depositing User:||Patti M. Marraro|
|Date Deposited:||15 Aug 2012 17:49|
|Last Modified:||15 Aug 2012 17:50|
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