The Real “Docs”
Historic Cannery Row
California Department of Fish and Game biologist Julius “Julie” C. Philips, seen here with a giant squid from the Monterey Bay, came to the Monterey Peninsula in 1928 from the University of Washington School of Fisheries Management. Over the next 40 years, he authored or coauthored more than 75 scientific publications. Phillips made significant discoveries about several marine species, including sardines, anchovies and rockfishes.
Based on their research between 1919 and 1929, Monterey Fish and Game scientists (near right) declared on April 15, 1930, that unless the canneries slowed down and took smaller catches, the local sardine fishery would collapse. Beginning
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Science & Medicine.
Location. 36° 37.029′ N, 121° 54.081′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cannery Row and Bruce Aris Way (Irving Avenue). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. One Man, Two Worlds (here, next to this marker); A Day in the Canneries (here, next to this marker); The Spanish Community (a few steps from this marker); The Japanese Community (a few steps from this marker); Ed Ricketts’s Backyard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Filipino Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Science (within shouting distance of this marker); John Steinbeck (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.