Proposal by James McCauley to Bring Lobsters to West Coast: Correspondence & Reports Public Deposited
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This is a set of documents and letters compromising a proposal by James McCauley to bring lobsters to the West Coast. The proposal involved the University of Rhode Island, the OSU Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, Oregon State University, and the Oregon Fish Commission. The letters are to several people, including William Wick, J.J. Gonor, S.L. Gonor, Thomas Scott, Bob Loeffel, and Dale Snow. There are also documents addressing the viability of lobsters in Pacific waters, including hatcheries, and a review of the lobster proposal. Many of these documents discuss worries over the disease Gaffkya homari (red-tail disease).