Japanese Fish Caught in California, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-26


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JAPANESE FISH CAUGHT IN CALIFORNIA The opah, a fish which is common on the coasts of Japan and Hawaii, lias been caught off the coast of California this year. Its presence in these waters has been exceedingly rare, according to AV. T. Thompson, fisheries investigator of the fish and game commission. It. is a brilliantly colored fish, pinkish-blue, with bright crimson fins ami polka dots. . Fishermen at the Catalina Islands and near San Diego are catching numbers of dolphins, sometimes five feet long, with silver and gold scales. In Japan the fishermen say the dolphin is a sisn of a poor year for fishing. That is the case Oils year, since the production of the fish off the California coast has-been far below normal,

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