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4550
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Shad and herring fisheries on coastal rivers have fed generations of eastern Carolinians. However, technological innovations, pollution, and overfishing have decreased the size of the annual harvest. Shannon describes the fisheries at Lock and Dam No. 1, Cape Fear River; Contentnea Creek, in Grifton; and the Roanoke River at Jamesville; and their prospects in the twenty-first century.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p6-13, il Periodical Website
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19372
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A little digging in coastal North Carolina shows that some communities rest on herring bones. Burgess discusses the history the herring fishery in North Carolina.
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Record #:
30901
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From the 1800s until recently, commercial fisheries in eastern North Carolina provided herring to people throughout the country and abroad. In an attempt to replenish the herring population, on March 2, 2006, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission voted to ban the harvest of herring in North Carolina waters for the next ten to fifteen years. This article covers the history and biology of the blueback herring, also known as the river herring.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p32-34, il, por Periodical Website
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