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By Kenneth L. Gosner

ISBN-10: 061800209X

ISBN-13: 9780618002092

Greater than 1,000 illustrations, prepared in accordance with visible similarities, convey plant and animal species of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. This advisor contains details on how you can find every one species via geographic variety, tidal diversity, tidal point, season, topography, and weather.

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As such, the salmon industry has a way to go compared with the catfish industry for example, where four producer/processors account for more than 80% of supply. However, the industry seems to be following that pattern, as the four largest producers have more than 90% of production in Canada and Scotland. The degree of concentration is much lower in the two largest producing countries, as the four largest companies have about 58% of production in Chile and just under 50% in Norway. Accordingly it will be some time before the industry is dominated by a few multinational companies, if it ever happens at all.

As production costs have declined, so have prices, keeping 10 The Directorate of Fisheries is sometimes criticised for including costs of farms affected by disease, because all salmon on a farm where a disease is found are destroyed. This leads to a statistical increase in production cost as this is counted as zero production, while the cost remains. Hence, in years when disease is a large problem, the numbers overstate the cost of production for marketed salmon. indd 44 1/27/2011 11:56:29 PM Productivity Growth and Technological Change 45 profit margins relatively constant.

The regulatory responsibility lies with the Subsecretaria de Pesca (Undersecretariat for Fisheries), while the Servicio Nacional de Pesca – Sernapesca (National Fisheries Service) exercises the control with law compliance. Both institutions are part of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Reconstruction. Subsecretaria de Pesca is also responsible for the determination of ‘Appropriate Areas for Aquaculture’. In 2003 a comprehensive 9 However, it should be mentioned that an aquaculture concession and authorisation cannot be subject to any type of transfer until it has been in operation for 3 years.

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