The whale fishery, and American commerce in the Pacific ocean
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The whale fishery, and American commerce in the Pacific ocean speech of William H. Seward, in the Senate of the United States, July 29, 1852. by

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Published by [s.n.,] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Whaling.,
  • United States -- Commerce.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 57475.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16940907M
ISBN 100665574754

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A transparent public process. The Pacific Fishery Management Council manages fisheries for approximately species of salmon, groundfish, coastal pelagic species (sardines, anchovies, and mackerel), and highly migratory species (tunas, sharks, and swordfish) on the West Coast of the United States. Black Whale (North Atlantic right: Eubalaena glacialis; Southern right: Eubalaena australis; North Pacific right: Eubalaena japonica): Growing up to 60 feet long and weighing up to tons, these animals provided the backbone of the American commercial whale fishery from their early colonial shore-side exploitation until the end of the. Our Whaling Pasts. Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, said it best when he said: “to produce a mighty book you must choose a mighty theme.” There’s no doubt that the history of American whaling is a significant part of our national maritime heritage, for it is a topic that encompasses historic voyages and seafaring traditions set on a global stage. The Northern (or Arctic) whale fishery lasted from to and involved whaling primarily off Greenland, and particularly the Davis Strait. The Southern (or South Seas) whale fishery was active from to and involved whale hunting first in the South Atlantic, then in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.