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PISCICULTURE IN PARIS

(."ROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.}

The Trooactfro Aquarian, receives an annual subvention of Bloofrs from the city of Paris, and appear* amply to be earning It. A report just published respecting the operations of the establishment during the past year shows that the stocking of the riven of the department of the Loire with California salmon bas heen qotlvely continued, 22,000 fry aged eight months and about five Inches long have beon turned into these streams. The experiment was oommo&odd m 1886 and the suvivots. of the fry of that yo»r are expected to spawn In the oourse of the present month. The spawning season of 1887 at the Aquarian, produoed 300,000 fry m all, 8000 of which were kept In view of the ooming Exhibition. Towards the end of I last October tbe Oallfomlan salmon spawned snd yielded about 600,000 fry, Last year the Chilian Government applied to the Aquarium for a supply of 300 California salmon, which were sent oqt m oharge of a young prep.rato* and pupil of the establishment, who has since been engaged to remain m Chill as assistant manages of tbe Santiago Aquarium. The lectures on pisoloultare aro well attended, the average number present being 120. T n view of the Exhibition, -% JTourret cb Ballesmes |q organising a course of lectures for the month of May, for the speolal behoof of foreigners Interested ln the solenoo.

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PISCICULTURE IN PARIS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2088, 15 March 1889

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PISCICULTURE IN PARIS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2088, 15 March 1889

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