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smaller flat fishes. Other species such as red-cod, dogfish and doubtless black cod occur in great abundance.

Scallops apparently are to be found over a wide range of territory and doubtless in some places form beds thickly enough populated to warrant fishing, though the depth at which they would have to be worked will no doubt render the cost of fishing them prohibitive.

In conclusion, the harbor facilities and those of market equipment, bait and transportation, to say nothing of cold storage, are too limited and uncertain apparently to enable any of the Oregon coast ports to become fishing centers of any great consequence. The limitation of the fishing season by weather conditions is possibly the greatest handicap when compared to Seattle and its proximity to the vast, year around Alaskan fishery resources.

No doubt the "Newport Bank" will prove a valuable addition to the available supply of halibut, and the greater part of the Oregon coastal region a future source of supply of at present less marketable fish, flounders, sole, red and black-cod.
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