Fish Tales: Salmon and Herring Fisheries of San Francisco Bay

Fisheries in the San Francisco Bay have ranged from successful bonanza to complete collapse. View this segment to learn about

  • past fisheries in San Francisco Bay that were hugely successful.
  • why the salmon fishery in the San Francisco Bay–Delta region collapsed in 1884.
  • the only surviving commercial fishery in San Francisco Bay waters.

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