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MARCIAL CAMPOS, César Alexis  and  GOMEZ ESTRADA, José Alfredo. Surveillance and Control of Marine Resources in the Northern District of Baja California, 1916-1932. Estud. hist. mod. contemp. Mex [online]. 2018, n.55, pp.243-277. ISSN 0185-2620.

This article analyzes the federal government’s measures to obtain resources during the years 1916 to 1932, fishing regulation in Baja California. It describes and explains the illegal exploit of marine resources by local fishermen and those from California, as well as the tasks carried out by the governmental fisheries organizations under the Secretaría de Agricultura y Fomento, as well as the impact the issuance of laws and decrees on concessionaries that used to exploit the marine resources of the Baja California without fulfilling their contractual obligations.

Keywords : Lower California; fishing; regulations; surveillance; income.

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