United States Fish and Wildlife Service

(redirected from Bureau of Biological Survey)
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Synonyms for United States Fish and Wildlife Service

an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats

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This leadership did not change until about the time of the transfer to the Department of the Interior and merger with the Bureau of Biological Survey. There was a question in many minds whether this leadership change was an improvement because it fell largely to those primarily interested in wildlife.
Following attacks on the regulatory policy, the status of the fishery, and the status of the industry, the Commissioner of Fisheries resigned in 1939, and the Bureau of Fisheries was transferred from the Department of Commerce to the Department of the Interior and merged with the Bureau of Biological Survey to form the Fish and Wildlife Service.
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