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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky
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From the Bestselling Author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history... (read more)

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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg
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Bestselling author of Four Fish Paul Greenberg looks to New York oysters, gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from local waters In 2005, the United States imported twelve billion ... (read more)

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Fishes of the Atlantic Coast: Canada to Brazil, Including the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean
Fishes of the Atlantic Coast: Canada to Brazil, Including the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean
by Gar Goodson
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This guidebook, with its brief, informative text and 408 color illustrations, is designed for the fishwatcher, that inquisitive person—whether swimmer, tidepool watcher, skin or scuba diver, or fisherman—who wants to know something... (read more)

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
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In the vein of The Omnivore's Dilemma, Four Fish looks at the current state of tuna, bass, salmon, and cod. Fished, farmed, modified, and championed, these four make up the bulk of our fish consumption. New York Times magazine writer Greenberg explores... (read more)

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Hip-Pocket Papa
Hip-Pocket Papa
by Sandra Markle
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Sandra Markle has written over seventy nonfiction books for young readers, including her Growing Up Wild and Outside and Inside series. Her books have won awards from the Boston Globe/Horn Book, NSTA/CBC, ABA, and ALA. She lives in Florida.... (read more)

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King of Fish Thousand Year Run of Salmon
King of Fish Thousand Year Run of Salmon
by David R Montgomery
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The salmon that symbolize the Pacific Northwest's natural splendor are now threatened with extinction across much of their ancestral range. In studying the natural and human forces that shape the rivers and mountains of that region, geologist David... (read more)

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Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis
Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis
by Jim Lichatowich
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"Fundamentally, the salmon's decline has been the consequence of a vision based on flawed assumptions and unchallenged myths.... We assumed we could control the biological productivity of salmon and 'improve' upon natural processes that we didn't even... (read more)

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Totem Salmon: Life Lessons from Another Species
Totem Salmon: Life Lessons from Another Species
by Freeman House
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US... (read more)

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Hooked : Pirates, Poaching and Perfect Fish (07 Edition)
Hooked : Pirates, Poaching and Perfect Fish (07 Edition)
by G. Bruce Knecht
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This modern pirate yarn has all the makings of a great true adventure tale and explores the ways our culinary tastes have all manner of unintended consequences for the world around us. Hooked tells the story of the poaching of the Patagonian toothfish... (read more)

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Incredible Sharks with Cards
Incredible Sharks with Cards
by Seymour Simon
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Some sharks can bite 300 times harder than a person and can hear prey in the water from 3,000 feet away. Find out more about these impressive hunters, from the tiny pygmy shark to the giant whale shark.... (read more)

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Diversity of Fishes (2ND 09 Edition)
Diversity of Fishes (2ND 09 Edition)
by Gene Helfman
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The second edition of The Diversity of Fishes represents a major revision of the world’s most widely adopted ichthyology textbook. Expanded and updated, the second edition is illustrated throughout with striking color photographs depicting the... (read more)

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Poseidon's Steed: The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality
Poseidon's Steed: The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality
by Helen Scales
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Seahorses lead quiet lives, tucked away out of sight on the seafloor. It is rare to catch a glimpse of a seahorse in its natural habitat. But even if few have seen one live, these exotic, seemingly prehistoric creatures exist quite vividly in our... (read more)

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Fishes : Introduction To Ichthyology (5TH 04 Edition)
Fishes : Introduction To Ichthyology (5TH 04 Edition)
by Peter Moyle
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 637-710) and index.... (read more)

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The Amazing World of Flyingfish
The Amazing World of Flyingfish
by Steve N. G. Howell
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"For those readers who have never ventured onto a tropical sea and don't yet believe that fish can fly, prepare to be dazzled by Howell's stunning photographs and to be amazed and charmed by flyingfish."--Robert L. Pitman, National Oceanic and... (read more)

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Reef Fish Identification Tropical Pacific
Reef Fish Identification Tropical Pacific
by Gerald Allen
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The highly anticipated fish identification book to the tropical pacific waters. With more than 2500 photographs this groundbreaking work by 4 of the best underwater photographers in the world is the most comprehensive field guide on reef fish of the... (read more)

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The Shark Handbook: The Essential Guide for Understanding the Sharks of the World
The Shark Handbook: The Essential Guide for Understanding the Sharks of the World
by Greg Skomal
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Greg Skomal is one of the world’s leading shark experts: many thousands of viewers know him as the “Shark Guy” on Discovery Channel and he’s affiliated with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. So if you’re dreaming of... (read more)

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
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"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." -Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review. Writer and life-long fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate... (read more)

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Shark: In Peril in the Sea
Shark: In Peril in the Sea
by David Owen
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Dispeling myths about shark attacks and offering facts about shark conservation and the history of shark-human interaction, this guide comprehensively overturns negative and damaging perceptions of sharks Thoroughly researched and written in clear,... (read more)

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The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documentary History
The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documentary History
by Joseph Cone
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In this acclaimed volume, knowledgeable observers of salmon history select and comment on the documents that they feel most clearly reveal the causes of today's crisis. The eighty documents span a period of 140 years and address such issues as habitat... (read more)

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Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
by Juliet Eilperin
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A thrilling guided tour through the world of sharks and their relationship with human communities around the globe. From Belize to South Africa, from Shanghai to Bimini, we see that sharks are still the object of an obsession that may eventually lead to... (read more)

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