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Alaska codfish chronicle : a history of the Pacific cod fishery in Alaska / James Mackovjak.

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Homer Public Library AK 333.956 MAC 000153601 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781602233898
  • ISBN: 1602233896
  • Physical Description: xiv, 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part one: The salt cod era (1863-1950). Codfish fundamentals ; Early development of the Pacific codfish industry ; Codfish fever ; Schooners, dories, and codfishermen ; Catching and processing codfish ; Codfish stations ; A flourishing industry: 1903-1919 ; Alaska's codfish industry fades -- Part two: The bait cod era (1950-1978). The fishery and its management ; Enjoying codfish : four recipes -- Part three: The modern era. Section A: The Magnuson-Stevens Act, its implementation, and early efforts to process Pacific cod. The Magnuson-Stevens Act. Implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Early domestic codfish ventures. Salt cod redux. Americanization of Alaska groundfish fisheries ; Section B: Catching codfish. Trawling. Longlining. Pot fishing. Jigging ; Section C: Processing and marketing Pacific cod. Getting the most from codfish : modern products. Marketing Pacific cod ; Section D: Challenges, development, and the future of Alaska's Pacific cod fishery. Rationalization of Alaska's groundfish fisheries. Alaskanization of the Pacific cod fisheries. Bycatch. Effects of federal environmental legislation on Alaska's Pacific cod fisheries. Casualties -- Afterword.
Subject: Pacific cod fisheries > Alaska > History.
Pacific cod > Ecology.
Pacific cod > Alaska > History.
Pacific cod fisheries > Environmental aspects > Alaska.
Pacific cod fisheries.
Genre: History.