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Fishery Bulletin 4(1) Contents

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Topical synopsis of articles and notes

XII
Explanation of illustrations

1
Smiley, Chas W.
Inspection of fish and other marine products in the District of Columbia, 1870 to 1883, inclusive

13
Harris, Gwynn
Report upon the shad and herring fisheries of the Potomac River for 1883

13
Van Mater, J. H.
Occurrence of Balistes vetula on the New Jersey coast

14
Fuller, Thomas
Carp in England in the Seventeenth Century

15
Collins, J. W.
Movements of mackerel in winter

15
Collins, J. W.
A large squid

16
Wood, W. M.
The transplanting of one hundred lobsters from the eastern part of Long Island to Chesapeake Bay

16
Duke, R. T. W.
A four-pound carp lives eight hours out of water by being packed in kate moss

17
Ryder, John A.
On a new form of filter or diaphragm to be used in the culture of oysters in ponds

31
Whitcombe, W. P.
Notes on the acclimatization of fish in Victoria, Australia

33
Worth, S. G.
The selection of sites and the construction of carp ponds

37
Ryder, John A.
On a skin parasite of the Cunner (Ctenolabrus aspersus)

43
Ryder, John A.
Journal of operations on the grounds of the Eastern Shore Oyster Company, on Chincoteague Bay, near Stockton, Md., during the summer of 1883

47
Friedlaender, Oscar O.
Notes on the menhaden fishing of 1883

48
McMenamin & Co.
Method of catching crabs

49
Collins, J. W.
A search for mackerel off Block Island, Montauk, and Sandy Hook, in November, 1883

51
Siler, Andrew L.
Depletion of fish in Panquitch and Bear Lakes, Utah

52
Habersham, William Ney A.
Note on the use of the male salmon hook, and the run of 1883

52
Banmeyer, Monsieur
American lake trout and whitefish in France

53
Hector, James
The fisheries of New Zealand

55
Proctor, Richard A.
A marine monster

57
Tarr, R. S.
Return to Gloucester Harbor of the young codfish hatched by the United States Fish Commission

58
Collins, J. W.
Some observations on the cod gill-net fisheries and preservatives for nets

60
Carr, T. F. Robertson
Notes on the Scotch herring fisheries

60
Manley, J. J.
American fish introduced in English waters

61
Chapman, Pearson, Sr.
Habits of the shad and herring, as they appear in the Potomac River to one who has watched them for fifty years

64
Dowell, B. F.
Efforts in trout culture

64
Carr, T. F. Robertson
Notes on the Scotch fisheries

65
Smiley, Chas W.
What fish culture has first to accomplish

69
Manley, J. J.
Pisciculture in England

74
Kensington, E. T.
Composition of some of the food-fishes

75
Mackrill, Alfred
A great carp

76
Bulletin de la Société d'acclimatation
American land-locked salmon and lake trout in France

76
Dunn, Matthias
Number of eggs in the Gadidæ

77
Jordan, David S.
The fishes of the Florida Keys

80
Kenworthy, C. J.
Food qualities of Tarpum (Megalops)

80
Hoxie, Walter
Occurrence of mullet in fresh water

81
Collins, J. W.
Inauguration of the frozen herring trade

83
Michigan Board of Fish Commissioners
Minute upon the death of Oren M. Chase, George W. Armstrong, and Charles H. Brownell

85
Annin, James, Jr.
Poachers or destructive visitors of fish ponds

87
Barber, C. H.
Success in raising landlocked salmon

87
Koons, B. F.
Planting Irish shells- Helix aspersa Müller- at Wood's Holl, Mass

88
Smart, Goldsmith, and Johnson
A Chinese method of fish culture

88
Finély, Chas I.
Shad in Oregon waters. A new salmon hatchery

89
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the fisheries of Gloucester, Mass

97
Brocchi, P.
Report on the condition of oyster culture in France in 1881

111
Meek, Seth E.
A note on the Cuban eel

112
Bulletin de la Société d'acclimatation
Whitefish, lake trout, and brook trout in France

112
Blackford, E. G.
Carp in an installment of shad from James River

113
Bower, Seymour
Instructions for taking whitefish eggs

114
Maitland, James G.
Exchange of landlocked salmon eggs from Maine, for Loch Leven trout ova from Scotland

115
Borne, Max von dem
Success of fish-culture

123
Mather, Fred
Notes on cod, shrimp, &e., at Cold Spring Harbor

123
Hudson, George A.
Carp caught on Ogeechee River

124
Palmer, B. D.
Carp appear February 7, take the hook, and are excellent eating

124
La Motte, Alfred V.
Comision de Piscicultura de la Republica Mexicana

125
Dall, W. H.
Notes on fishing products exported from San Francisco, Cal., during the year 1883

128
Garman, Samuel
In regard to the "Sea-serpent" of literature

129
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the cod gill-net fisheries of Gloucester, Mass., 1883-1884

134
Fisher, Wm. J.
Statement of the catch of the several companies engaged in the salmon fisheries in Kadiak District, Alaska Territory, during the year 1883

135
Phillips, Barnet
Some notes on the mullet fisheries

138
Valery-Mayot, Prof.
Acclimatization of Salmo quinnat in France

138
Evening Register
Depredations to oyster beds by star-fish

139
Chambers' Journal
How to cook carp and tench

140
Wood, W. M.
Report of an examination of the shad-fisheries in Georgetown, S. C.

141
Miller, John F.
Proposed introduction of Hawaiian mullet into the United States

142
Merchant, George, Jr.
The incipiency of night-seining for mackerel

143
Hearder, William
Waterproofing for herring-nets

143
Dukehard, J. P.
Transfer of soft-shell terrapin from the Ohio to the Potomac River

144
Maslieurat-Lagémard, Dr.
Acclimatization of Salmo quinnat in France

144
Phillips, Barnet
Notes of a trip in the Gulf of Mexico

145
Baird, G. W.
Report on the working of the boilers and engine of the United States Fish Commission Steamer Albatross

151
Gerber, C., Jr.
How to cook carp

152
Ryder, John A.
Carp do eat young fishes

153
Baird, G. W.
Annual report on the electric lighting of the United States Steamer Albatross, December 31, 1883

159
Brakeley, John H.
Plants for carp ponds

161
Huske, C. J.
Report on the shad work in South Carolina in 1883-Transportation of shad eggs on trays

164
Huske, C. J.
Report on California trout distribution in South Carolina in 1883

165
Huske, C. J.
Shad-fishing on the Edisto River

166
Hessel, Rud.
Culture of edible snails

166
Hensman, John T.
American black bass placed in the River Nene, England

167
Ancher, Ernst
The Kurren and Keitel (fishing vessels) of the Courland Haff

168
Borne, Max von dem
Wooden tank for the transportation of living fish

169
Bottemanne, C. J.
Penning of salmon in order to secure their eggs

170
Atkins, Charles G.
Memoranda relative to inclosures for the confinements of salmon, drawn from experience at Bucksport, Penobscot River, Maine

174
Finély, Chas I.
Further report of R. D. Hume's Salmon Hatchery, Oregon

175
Collins, J. W.
What codfish sometimes swallow

175
Hessel, Rud
Leech culture

176
Thompson, Edward
Edible qualities of carp

177
Baird, S. F.
On the specimens received by the Smithsonian Institution from the Unites States Life Saving Service

178
Stone, Livingston
Weights of salmon taken at McCloud River Station in 1880

179
Scudder, Charles W.
Vitality of German carp, and restoration of some apparently dead

180
Collins, J. W.
Loss of life and property in the Gloucester Fisheries

181
Forbes, R. B.
Loss of life and property in the Fisheries

183
Peirce, Milton P.
Resuscitation of apparently dead carp

183
Smiley, Chas W.
Remarkable resuscitation of frozen carp

184
Nickerson, Seth
Destruction of small fish in Weirs

185
La Petite France
Concerning the salmon-fisheries of Bretagne, France, and the need of fishways and restrictive legislation

187
Miller, W. B.
An act to prohibit fishing by steam vessels with shirred or purse seines in any of the waters within the jurisdiction of the state of New Jersey

189
d'Homergue, Louis C.
Brief of the objections made before Leon Abbott, governor of New Jersey, to the "An act to prohibit fishing by steam vessels with shirred or purse seines in any of the waters within the jurisdiction of the state of New Jersey"

190
Greenfield, Alfred
Report upon the receipt and hatching of American whitefish ova and planting of the fry in Australia

191
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the cod gill-net fisheries of Gloucester, Mass., 1883-1884

193
Ewart, J. Cossar
On the natural and artificial fertilizations of sea-herring eggs

198
McDonald, Marshall
Shad eggs sent to Cold Spring Harbor, New York, to be hatched

199
Wood, W. M.
Report of a trip made by the Fish Hawk to the lower part of Chesapeake Bay, to ascertain the character of the fisheries for shad, herring, &e., in the spring of 1884

201
Smiley, Chas W.
The influence of artificial propagation upon production illustrated by the salmon work of the Sacramento River, California

203
Atwater, W. O.
Tables illustrative of the nutritive value of fish

205
Butcher, E. Z.
How to avoid a soft or muddy taste of carp

206
Hamlen, Wm
Reconnaissance of Florida Rivers, with a view of shad hatching

208
Thompson, Edward H.
Note on the breeding of eels

209
Nowicki, M.
Anton Pintsch's movable fish-way

212
McDonald, Marshall
Transferring catfish from the Potomac to the Colorado River, Arizona

213
Collins, J. W.
An adventure with a whale in the River Tay, Scotland

217
Dowell, B. F.
Cultivating trout in Oregon

218
Sterling, E.
Notes on the Great Lake Fisheries, depletion of black bass, &e.

219
Borne, Max von dem
Spawning in Germany of the large-mouthed black bass sent from the United States in 1882

219
Stearns, R. E. C.
Transportation of clams and oysters

220
Warner, J. S.
Catching fish in a creek in Tennessee by a water snake

221
Harris, Gwynn
Report upon the shad and herring fisheries of the Potomac River for 1884

221
Wheeler, L. T.
A new method of protecting the eggs of carp and rearing the young

223
Laflin & Co.
Need of a national law to regulate the size of mesh of both pound and gill news on the Great Lakes

225
Worth, S. G.
Report upon the propagation of striped bass at Weldon, N. C., in the spring of 1884

230
Texas Farm and Ranch
The carp ponds belonging to the State of Texas

232
Coxe, Frank
Opening the Broad and other rivers of North Carolina to shad, bass, &e.

233
Winslow, Francis
Memorandum of the present condition and future needs of the oyster industry

235
Ryder, John A.
Report respecting the present condition and future prospects at St. Jerome Creek for the work of oyster culture

237
Collins, J. W.
On the occurrence of corals in the Grand Banks

238
Atwater, W. O.
Report of analysis of a sample of fish guano made from salmon offal, by Mr. Joseph Spratt, of Victoria, British Columbia

239
Forest and Stream
Snakes catching fish

240
Smiley, Chas W.
Occurrence of black grouper or jew-fish off Block Island

241
Wood, W. M.
Report of a trip by the Steamer Fish Hawk to the St. Mary's and St. John's rivers to hatch shad

242
Wood, W. M.
Reconnaissance of the shad-fisheries of Winyaw Bay and its tributaries by the Steamer Fish Hawk

244
Ferguson, T. B.
Extracts from a report of investigations of the shad fisheries and rivers south of Charleston, S. C., with a view to establishing stations for artificial propagation

248
Collins, J. W.
Note on the destruction of mackerel by dogfish

249
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the fisheries of Gloucester, Mass

255
Crittenden, A. R.
Catching alewives with hooks bated with eels

256
Leslie, Charles C.
On the cultivation of soft-shell crabs

257
Simms, G. E., Jr.
A fish-eating plant

259
Moseley, H. N.
A carnivorous plant preying on vertebrata

261
Moseley, H. N.
The fish-eating Utricularia, or bladderwort

261
McDonald, Marshall
Memorandum of some results of fish culture already attained

263
Pierce, H. D.
Notes on the bluefish, mortality of Florida fishes, &e.

266
Redding, Joseph D.
Character of the carp introduced by Capt. Henry Robinson about 1830

268
Smiley, Chas W.
Several opinions upon how to catch carp

273
Bulletin de la Société d'acclimatation
Notes on the cultivation of fish - mostly American - in France

282
Christensen, R.
Notes on the history of the fish-hook

286
McDonald, Marshall
California trout planted in Roanoke River in July, 1883, retaken in June, 1884

287
Merriam, C. Hart
The fish of Lake Champlain

288
Loomis, Watts T.
A landlocked salmon caught in Erie Canal

289
Stearns, Silas
On the position and character of the fishing ground of the Gulf of Mexico

290
Robinson, W. Russell
A California salmon taken in James River

291
Lowell, James Russell
Thanks of the Executive Committee of the London International Fisheries Exhibition for the participation by the United States

292
Jordan, David S.
Proposed propagation of catfish as a food-fish

293
Bean, Tarleton H.
Brook trout from Monadnock Lake and Cristine Lake, New Hampshire

294
Hessel, Rud
Snakes destructive to carp

295
Carpenter, Charles
What muskrats sometimes eat

296
Elliott, Henry W.
The destruction of carp by the muskrat (Fiber zibethicus) - Methods of trapping the rodent

297
Merriam, C. Hart
The musk-rat as a fish-eater

299
Raveret-Wattel, C.
Notes on a disease affecting crawfish in Germany

302
Ryder, John A.
Floats for the so-called fattening of oysters

304
Holden, E. C.
The Columbia River salmon - A hatchery needed

305
Smiley, Chas W.
Brief notes upon fish and the fisheries

321
Jones, J. F.
The speckled catfish

322
Malmgren, A. J.
The migrations of the salmon (Salmo salar L.) in the Baltic

329
Brumme, Dr.
Great results obtained with little water

332
Pierce, H. H.
Some of the difficulties which confront oyster breeders

333
Finn, W.
Can herring live and increase in inclosed waters?

335
Curtis, J. E.
Fish in the national park and tributaries of Snake River - Propagation of whitefish

337
Smiley, Chas W.
Notes on the shad season of 1884, with references to other species

341
Atkins, Charles G.
Memoranda on landlocked salmon

345
Ryder, John A.
Note on the regeneration of the scales of the German carp

346
Hovey, H. C.
The sturgeon fishery

348
Scherzer, Karl von
The cultivation of the sea

351
Lord, Henry W.
The fish of Devil's Lake, Dakota

352
Baldwin, Charles H.
Notes on the fish and fisheries of Japan

353
Sheley, G. A.
Destruction of fish caused by nets of small mesh in Lake Michigan

354
Winslow, Francis
Notes upon oyster experiments in 1883

356
Rumpff, Carl
The oyster as a popular article of food in North America

359
Smiley, Chas W.
Brief notes upon fish and fisheries

369
Heath, Neil
Effect of cold on fishes

371
Norsk Fiskeritidende
The Scotch cod and ling fisheries

373
Ryder, John A.
On apparatus for collecting oyster spat

375
Haack, Director
Trapping kingfishers, rodents, and other enemies of trout

377
Hughes, Smith E.
Experiments in penning sea-fish

380
Quattlebaum, Paul
Method of catching carp with a hook

381
Ryder, John A.
Care of gold-fish. - Queries of William Rosenstihl Jr, with replies

382
Wallem, Fredrik
Exports of fish-oil from Norway, 1878-1882

383
Atkins, Charle G.
Ten questions concerning the habits and breeding of landlocked salmon, with replies

384
Borne, Max von dem
Report on black bass sent from America to Germany in 1883

385
Smiley, Chas W.
Arrangement with the life-saving service and the light-house board for collecting whales, porpoises, sharks, and strange forms of marine life

387
Norsk Fiskeritidende
Use of light in sea-fishing

389
Hinkelmann, Herr
The mode of life of eels

391
Norsk Fiskeritidende
The weight of fish in different conditions

392
Paulsen, Paul George
The world's market for klip-fish, roe, and herring

393
Kunkel, Professor
On the conditions under which trout exist in the German waters

395
Deutsche Fischeri-Zeitung
Martin Brandt's method of preserving fresh fish and other articles of food

397
Scudder, Charles W.
A lists of the blank forms, circulars, and minor publications of the United States Fish Commission, from August 1, 1883, to August 1, 1884

401
Clark, A. Howard
Notes on the fisheries of Gloucester, Mass

410
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the fisheries of Gloucester, Mass

412
Herndon, C. G.
Sanitary report on Old Providence Island, United States of Columbia

415
Casella, Louis P.
Treatment of the Casella-Miller thermometer

415
Earll, R. E.
Hatching blackfish and Spanish mackerel

417
Peixotto, Benjamin F.
The sea-fisheries of France and Algiers

419
Baycrische Fischerei-Zeitung
Discussion at the Dresden Conference in 1883, of the kinds of fish eggs to be obtained from the United States

421
Rathbun, Richard
Notes on the decrease of lobsters

426
Stover, E. S.
Rearing carp in alkaline water

427
Collins, J. W.
On the scarcity of mackerel in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

431
Carr, T. F. Robertson
Notes on the Scotch herring fisheries

431
True, Frederick W.
Porpoise-fishing at Cape May, New Jersey

433
Certes, A.
Note upon the effect of high pressures on the vitality of minute fresh-water and salt-water organisms

435
Collins, J. W.
On the scarcity of mackerel in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

439
Dunning, Philo
Two hundred tons of dead fish, mostly perch, at Lake Mendota, Wisconsin

443
Forbes, S. A.
Destruction of fish-food by the Bladderwort (Uticularia)

444
Martin, S. J.
Notes on the fisheries of Gloucester, Mass

448
Harrell, J. Dock
Trapping gaspereau in Tangipahoa River

449
Harz, C. O.
On manufactured food for trout and carp

453
Nicklas, Carl
On manufactured food for trout and carp

456
Smiley, Chas W.
Brief notes upon fish and fisheries

457
Joncas, L. Z.
The Canadian fisheries

463
Collins, J. W.
On the abundance of halibut near Iceland

465
Hoffman, R. E.
Artificial sea-water for aquaria

468
Goode, G. Brown
The oyster industry of the world

469
Smiley, Chas W.
Brief notes upon fish and fisheries

471
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