Business & Finance: Fishing Industry

During 1922-23 the fishing industry has recovered to prosperity from a dangerous situation reached during the post-War slump. New England vessel fisheries report a 6% increase in the catch over that of the preceding year, 45% more salmon was packed on the Pacific coast, and substantial advances were registered in the packing of Maine and California sardines and tuna, as well as in the production of fish oil and byproducts.

During 1923 over 120,000,000 pounds of fresh fish have been landed at the port of Boston alone, and a distinct business revival is reported...

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