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ISLANDER PAGE FIVE Catalina FISH PLEASURE PIER Open All the Year FISH COMPANY 0~I15' Reliable Companie a [ 0N - Avalon Photos of all Catalina ?rize Fish. P.V. REYES Steam'r Pier FOOD OF SEA FISH INFLUNCED BY TEMPERATURE AND LIGHT By Science Service Toronto, Sept. 20.--The migrations of fishes, long a matter of much coln- mercial and scientific importance, re- ceived liglft from a new angle in dis- cussions before the meeting of the British Association for the Advance- ment of Science here, by Professor A. G.Huntsman of the University of Tor- onto. Professor Huntsman studied, not the fishes themselves, but the host of minute plants and animals, called the plankton, that constitute their chief food. lnituences that control the movements of the plankton must also control to a large extent the move- ments of the fish that feed on them. Professor Huntsman has found that the organisms in the plankton respond in the main to three sets of influences : light, temperature and degree of salti- ness, or salinity. Light does not pen- etrate into water any great depth; be- low a few hundred feet the world of the waters is perpetually dark. Some of the animals in the plankton like the dark, and dive toward tile bottom during the day, while others like the light and luxuriate on the surface dur- ing the sunny hours. They are simi- larly affected by differences in tem- perature, being distributed both in depth and latitude according to the prevail- ing temperature of the water. Finally, salinity affects them. The ocean is not equally salty everywhere, but has more salt in quiet waters that receive f [ 4 Contains NO Benzoate of Soda--NO Synthetic Acids-- NO Orange Powders--NO Extracts or Flavors PRICE'S CONFECTIONERY Corner Crescent and Catalina Avenues C. C. BROWN CANDLES COMPLETE FOUNTAIN SERVICE LUNCHEON AND DINNER SERVED Luncheon, 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Dinner, 5 to 8 p. m. CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH PACIFIC-SOUTHWEST C. M. HODSON, Manager / Avalon, Cal. few rivers, especially in tropic lati- ~~__ tudes, where evaporation rates are high, like the Mediterranean and Red I L A U N D R Y ] seas, and less salt in rcgious where Ill = AGENCY ] mneh fresh water or ice co.,es in | It, " 1* ~|C/qb"y PROPRIETOR ] there is littleevaporation, as in ]1 ~h Quality Laundry Work [ the Arctic ocean. It is the influence THE LUNCH ROOM THAT IS ALWAYS OPEN ./,%llrYCleaningand Pressing' of sucheonditionsasthese thatnlakes CHARLEY'S SANDWICH PALACE [| |1~ ~* AN~, ~"~'C,ENr SEnV,CE ASSUr~Zt~ for differences in the amount and dis- I/ ;;" P.O. Rox 1325 ] tribution of the plankton, and hence on the movements of fishes. i|]l~ S CATALINA AVENUE ] Ocean currents complicate the situa- I~ | tion by mixing up waters of different temperatures and salinities. \Farm II ~ sho REN AND'SHOES waters, like the Gulf Stream and Japan |~eStr0y es always lose. Children can ! ~ f~ rl~any dollars worth of shoes m Current, profoundly affect the cold- |}tave Weeks if they are not re aired water life of the northern oceans, | Sis d^ P |l ,ouY UhringyOUr,em__werepairing,.fixSaVe, emmOney while cohl waters of low salinity, like3091,/2 Crescent Avenue Opposite Steamer Pier IlL I'AA~TTE'S SHOE SHOP the Labrador Current reverse condi- tions in the warmer southern areas. |:" $1~Nti SHINE PARLOR C~~ /~ Lefavor Buildinir AVA~HES |/~I ~aia]illll l$lflill~ t0dlJe, F.~.,. Catholic Church services: Sunday T H E "M A B E L F" [/J~ ~s rgo. sz4 Masses, 8 and 10 a. m. Sunday even- The Fastest Launch in Avalon, and the Launch with a Record for |wrt\~ "eetsevew Friday Night of each month ing devotions, 7:30 p. m, Week day BIG FISH. L. MOTT, Box 1942, Avalon. Booth on Pleasure Pier, ! /~at 7:30 in Foresters Hall. Visitin Mass, 7:30 a. m~ * * [ '~ ~ethren are welcome, g Should yOU miss your steamer, or care to cross to San Pedro by launch, see me. ~_ UGH STEVENSON. MASTER Christian Science Society services at "~.~MI~S D, MALLOCH, SECREtARy 222 Metropole avenue, Sunday at 11 a. CATALINA ~ ,~[ailA.VALoN POSTOFFICE ~da~, ~s duc to arrive daily except .tla.~, at 12 m "' - ' 51~ rnI arts daffy, except Sunday, at ~t 4~IngnlaiI closes at the ,ostoffice na .... I .~tlll~.~ DOStoflice is onen daily, exce t ~Y art ~ -- P ~,P. ra d hohdays, from 8 a. m. to ~ii~'t,enXc.ept while the mail is being ~ ~m~ediately after its arrival. OH! YOU FISHERMAN "A Regular Place to Eat" l~ G~O~G;E ~OFFINGER "*riltg Your Fish that You Cateh and We Will Cook them [ TaMes for Ladles L ~1~ CRESCENT AVENUE ~N IS OPPOIlT~ OUR PI,.AOK m. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Wed- nesday evening service at 8 p. m. Community (Congregational) Church Sunday Services--Church School, at 9:30 a.m.; Worship and Sermon, 10:30 a.m. and 7:00 p. m. .Mid-week Service Wednesday, 7:00 p. m, Everyone is cordially invited to all services. Avalon Branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library, 201 Metropole avenue, open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 2 to 5; also Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 o'clock. Visitors are al- ways welcome. SWORDFISH-TUNA REEL The Highest Grade Reel Ever Made--Guaranteed Forever Made in Three sizes: 4-0, 6-0, and 9-0 Patented J. A. 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