A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts
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A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts

By Commissioners on Fisheries, Gutiérrez Gamero
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  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A REPORT UPON The Mollusk Fisheries OF MASSACHUSETTS.
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • CONTENTS
  • Introduction.
    • A Proposed System of Culture for the Tidal Flats and Waters of Massachusetts.
  • THE SHELLFISHERIES OF MASSACHUSETTS: THEIR PRESENT CONDITION AND EXTENT.
    • Introduction.
    • Decline of the Shellfisheries.
    • The Present Abuses of the Shellfisheries.
    • The Fisherman and Laws.
    • The Remedy.
    • Who Would Benefit?
    • Capital.
    • Shellfish Monopoly.
    • Summary.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Quahaug (Venus mercenaria).
    • Results.
    • The Remedy.—Quahaug Farming.
    • The Quahaug Industry.
    • History of Quahaug Industry in Massachusetts.
    • Statistics of the Quahaug Fishery.
    • Barnstable.
    • Bourne.
    • Chatham.
    • Dartmouth.
    • Dennis.
    • Eastham.
    • Edgartown.
    • Fairhaven.
    • Falmouth.
    • Harwich.
    • Marion.
    • Mashpee.
    • Mattapoisett.
    • Nantucket.
    • New Bedford.
    • Orleans.
    • Provincetown.
    • Swansea.
    • Truro.
    • Wareham.
    • Wellfleet.
    • Yarmouth.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Scallop (Pecten irradians).
    • The Decline.
    • The Industry.
    • The Laws.
    • History.
    • Barnstable.
    • Bourne.
    • Brewster.
    • Chatham.
    • Dennis.
    • Dartmouth.
    • Eastham.
    • Edgartown.
    • Fairhaven.
    • Fall River District.
    • Falmouth.
    • Harwich.
    • Marion.
    • Mashpee.
    • Mattapoisett.
    • Nantucket.
    • New Bedford.
    • Orleans.
    • Provincetown.
    • Tisbury.
    • Wareham.
    • Wellfleet.
    • Yarmouth.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Oyster (Ostrea Virginiana).
    • Introduction.
    • The Natural Oyster Beds.
    • Results of the Survey.
    • History of the Industry.
    • The Oyster Laws.
    • The Oyster Industry.
    • General Statistics.
    • Wellfleet.
    • Eastham.
    • Orleans.
    • Chatham.
    • Harwich.
    • Dennis and Yarmouth.
    • Barnstable.
    • Mashpee.
    • Falmouth.
    • Buzzards Bay District.
    • Bourne.
    • Wareham.
    • Marion.
    • Fall River District.
    • Nantucket.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Clam (Mya arenaria).
    • Clam Farming.
    • Acts of 1888, Chapter 198.
    • History.
    • The Clam Industry.
    • Arrangement of Towns.
    • Salisbury.
    • Newburyport.
    • Newbury.
    • Rowley.
    • Ipswich.
    • Essex.
    • Gloucester.
    • Manchester.
    • Beverly.
    • Salem.
    • Lynn.
    • Saugus.
    • Nahant.
    • Boston Harbor.
    • Weymouth.
    • Hingham.
    • Hull.
    • Cohasset.
    • Scituate.
    • Marshfield.
    • Duxbury.
    • Kingston.
    • Plymouth.
    • Barnstable.
    • Yarmouth.
    • Orleans.
    • Eastham.
    • Wellfleet.
    • Truro.
    • Provincetown.
    • Chatham.
    • Harwich.
    • Dennis.
    • Mashpee.
    • Buzzards Bay.
    • Falmouth.
    • Bourne.
    • Wareham.
    • Marion.
    • Mattapoisett.
    • Fairhaven.
    • New Bedford.
    • Dartmouth.
    • The Fall River District (Narragansett Bay).
    • Swansea.
    • Somerset.
    • Dighton.
    • Berkley.
    • Freetown.
    • Fall River.
    • Nantucket.
    • Edgartown.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX.
  • Transcriber's Notes:
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