47 [Sausimry] ousel [Ooyool] Grape [Loolich] Flower
48 managed to anticipate other nations in so many useful inventions did so on this also. Salmon eggs are about the size of peas 1/3 inch in dia when spawned & pink or salmon color. In 16 days more or less according to temp small eye spots are observable & in this condition as being most favorable they are shipped to all parts of world. Packed in [green] living mass & kept cool by dripping ice. On arriving at destination they are replaced in hatching troughs until they break the shell & swim wh [which] is in
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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