News with Fins: History of Fish Management

News with Fins: History of Fish Management

With the invention of the steam locomotive and the completion of the U.S. transcontinental railroad in 1869, timber and fisheries natural resources would encounter a sharp incline in consumption. Fisheries exploitations had always been a local industry, but the industrial revolution of the late 1800’s allowed for rapid expansion of exploitation in a growing market, thus providing a need for fisheries management.

https://www.lssu.edu/faculty/gsteinhart/GBS-LSSU/BIOL432-Fish%20Management_files/History.pdf

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