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Valuing the native: River Blackfish vs. Rainbow Trout in late nineteenth and early-twentieth century Victoria

@article{Minard2015ValuingTN,
  title={Valuing the native: River Blackfish vs. Rainbow Trout in late nineteenth and early-twentieth century Victoria},
  author={Peter Minard},
  journal={Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={1}
}
  • Peter Minard
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature
In the early-twentieth century Victorian anglers reported that native blackfish populations were declining. Some anglers and scientists attributed this decline to competition from introduced brown trout. The Fisheries and Game Department rejected this argument because of the lingering influence of the mid- nineteenth acclimatisation movement. Earlier generations of anglers and scientists had strongly supported the Acclimatisation Society of Victoria’s trout introduction program, arguing either… Expand
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