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Oyster culture and fisheries.
Stanley, (Captain) (1880) Oyster culture and fisheries. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 59-64.
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The object, of this paper is to attract attention to the important
subject of oyster farming, as well as to induce thoughtfulness
in the minds of the public on the subject of fisheries
in general. The excellent natural position of Tasmania as
regards climate, its numerous small ports and rivers, the
fact of its being an island and a large proportion of its inhabitants
likely to become maritime ; all these circumstances
tend to the conclusion that Tasmania will in the future largely
not only consume fish itself, but supply the Australian
markets with that most wholesome of food.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 59-64|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
|Date Deposited:||22 Nov 2012 07:02|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:44|
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