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V-E Day, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
VESSELS, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
VETERANS, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
VITAMIN A (and see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.and SPECIES
Dogfish becomes main source, Sept. 43.
VI TAMIN ADVISORY COMMITTEE formed by OPA, July 50.
VITAMIN CAPSULES, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
VITAMIN D, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
VOLATILE BASES in fish, article published, Oct. 16.
WAGE COMPENSATION, see FEDERAL ORDERS, ETC.
WASTE REDUCTION of, in retail fish stores stressed, Jan, 11.
WORLD, fisheries of the, July 4.
FISH AND SHELLFISH OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC AND GULF COASTS
A 45-page handbook of information on the salt-water fisheries of the southern coast from Cape Hatteras to the Mexican border, has just been issued by the Office of the Coordinator of Fisheries.
The new bulletin is an account of the fishery resources of the entire southern coast and contains information on approximately 25 different kinds of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans that are important products of the South
Interesting facts on the habits of the fishes, their food value, the methods of marketing, and the development of the fisheries, are included in this booklet, which should be useful to anyone associated with the fishing industry.
The bulletin is the third of a series of regional booklets on the fisheries written by Rachel L. Carson, a biologist of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Already published are "Fish and Shellfish of New England" (Conservation Bulletin 33), and "Fishes of the Middle West" (Conservation Bulletin 34).
"Fish and Shellfish of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coasts" is known as Conservation Bulletin 37, and may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, Washington 25, D. C., for 10 cents, or on request from members of Congress.
Compositor--Jean Zalevsky IN MILLIONS OF POUNDS OR CENTS PER POUND VESSEL LANDINGS - BOSTON, GLOUCESTER & PORTLAND
(Expressed in Thousands of Pounds)
& year ago
13,005 11,493 14,988 Gloucester, Mass.
do 15,595 14,811 21,904
8,365 10,182 11,883
do 16,684 12,047 17,381
do 15,178 10,954 17,019 Mackerel (except Spanish)
4,894 Now England, all species ....
do 29,571 24,425 31,757 Middle Atlantic, all species
do 29,135 20,147 28,427 South Atlantic, all species
do 39,129 28,397 39,437
reported by wholesale dealers including smokers.
Boston which are for the last Wednesday of the month. Data on United States holdings