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3ENCE SEEKS FOR FISH DIET DATA coast of California and ahnost country bordering the Pacific can is soon to be explored by scient- s from the University of Minnesota order to investigate the vegetarian et of fish, says the Los Angeles Many fisheries are now be- exterminated due to the fact that is a diminishing food SUl)ply for fish. -The scientists hope to learn to replenish this supply through a of the seaweed and other !can growths which the fish prefer. I~ut there are other things which ,ey hope to learn by study and re- arch as well. They will investigate effects of eating seaweed to com- Lt goiter and the value of various fish Is not now on the market. The Party which will visit the Cali- }rnia coast is headed by DI-. Theo- C. Frye. He will also explore the of Washington, Oregon, Mexico, entral America, Cohnnbia, Emlador, eru, Chile, Mindanao, China, Nm-th- Japan, Kamchatka, the Aleutian and Alaska. X[iss Josephine Tilden, professor of of the university, is now on her to Australia. Dr. llenry A. Er- of the physics department, will :ad a party which will visit the So- !ely and Cook Island.~, the Samoan slands, Tonga and Fiji groups aml of out-of-the-way [,laces. While the scientific report of ihe ex- may be read in a stereotylmd it is ~:ertain that many ad- 'entures will be encountered bv the '.Xplorers. They will frequently" have depend on the natives of x arious ,land groups for aid. There will be from sharks and shipwreck. . The work is to be financed by per- in Minnesota interested in ,the sai' SOught by the scientists. ].t ~