J.N. Cobb's scientific contributions

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... Similarly, maintaining a fishpond required the help of many hands. In 1900, the fishponds in the Hawaiian Islands yielded 682,464 lbs. of fish, primarily mullet and milkfish (Cobb 1905). As Hawaiʻi's socio-economic setting changed, it became cheaper to catch fish than to raise them, and short-term gains from ocean fishing became more profitable than the long-term investment of operating loko iʻa (Farber, 1997). ...