ALASKA: God-Given Instinct

A good 60% of the world's salmon, including 90% of the U. S. supply, comes from Alaskan waters, where also abound halibut, crabs, and diverse marine edibles. U. S. fishermen consider that by God and treaty they hold sole rights to the Bristol Bay area of the Bering Sea, where more than $40,000,000 worth of salmon is netted each year. Within the past eight years, Japanese vessels, equipped to zip a fish from the sea and can it aboard have appeared off Alaska in increasing numbers.

Last February, Alaskan Delegate Anthony J. Dimond* informed the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries...

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