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Research reports of the Maine Sardine Industry ReSearch and Quality Control Laboratory on various aspects of the Maine Sardine industry, including sample tracking of defects and spoilage rates by packing method (e.g., keyless, key open, mustard, oil, tomato) and grade; fish count and weight; liquid content summary by type of liquid (e.g., oil or water); salt and moisture reSearch; reclassification of grades; distribution of fish by pack according to the geographical movement of the source of supply; comparison of transportation methods on quality of pack; comparison of storage methods prior to processing; comparison of quality by plant; major causes of below standard grade; comparison of raw fish holding time; area summaries on fish catch; survey of seiners and Sardine carriers; effects of freezing and thawing on canned Sardines, 1957-1961.


State of Maine Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries

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From the holdings of the Maine State Archives. For more information, contact the Maine State Archives directly at: Maine State Archives, 84 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333, tel: (207) 287-5788, email:, website:


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