Brief History of the New England Offshore Fisheries
Jensen, Albert C.
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The leaflet describes the origin and subsequent development of several of the principal offshore fisheries of New England. It traces the industry from the Colonial period when the chief catch was cod to the present day when a variety of species is caught and marketed. The fishing gear is described and illustrated, and technological developments in handling the catch at sea and ashore are briefly explained.