I See also Sea Fisheries.
Agencies of Production :-Capital Equipment, Employees, Etc.
Capital.-The amount of capital represented in the vessels, boats, nets, traps, piers and wharves, freezers, etc., engaged in the primary operations of catching and landing the fish in 1921 was $26,257,487, compared with $29,893,213 in 1920 and $31,493,152 in 1919. (Table 3).
Employees.-The number of employees engaged in these operations in 1921 was 55,230, compared with 57,197 in 1920 and 67,804 in 1919. (Table 4).
Fish Canning and Curing Establishments.
Capital.-The amount of capital invested in fish canning and curing establishments in 1921 was $19,411,990, compared with 820,512,265 in 1920, and $23,200,874 in 1919. These totals represent value of land and buildings, machinery, fish products, fuel and supplies on hand and cash and operating accounts. (Table 5).
Employees.-The number of persons employed in fish canning and curing establishments in 1921 was 14,104, compared with 18,499 in 1920 and 18,356 in 1919. (Table 6).
3. Capital Equipment-Primary Operations. Value of Fishing Vessels, Boats, Nets, Traps, Piers and Wharves, etc., employed in the Canadian Fisheries, 1919, 1920 and 1921.