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Pacific Salmon: from egg to exit

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By: Bell, Gordon
ISBN: 0-88839-379-2
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.5" X 5.5"
Pages: 128
Photos: 48
Illustrations: 27
Publication Date: 1996

Description

PR Highlights: A Guide to the life of the Pacific Salmon.
PHOTO Highlights: B/w photos & line drawings throughout

Description:
This book informs the curious lay person who wants to gain a basic understanding of the salmon, while keeping technical terms to minimum. The guide's lively and humorous style is augmented by cartoons, illustrations and a glossary, which makes for easy and entertaining readings. Author Gordon Bell gives a panoramic view of the five Pacific salmon species, their life histories, anatomy and physiology. Readers will come away with an appreciation of the salmon as well as their interaction with their environment.

Full of fascinating facts and solid information, Pacific Salmon: From Egg to Exit, gives a comprehensive portrait of the Pacific salmon. This book informs the curious lay person who wants to gain a basic understanding of the salmon, while keeping technical terms to a minimum. The guide's lively and humorous style is augmented by cartoons, illustrations and a glossary, which makes for easy and entertaining reading. Author Gordon Bell gives a panoramic view of the five Pacific salmon species, their life histories, anatomy and physiology. Readers will come away with an appreciation of the salmon as well as their interaction with their environment. Dr. Bell draws on some thirty-five years of research on and teaching about salmon and other aquatic animals to give insight into the lives of our salmon species. The former head of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Pacific Region Fish Health Program, Bell offers a sensitive and supportive depiction of the salmon as an animal, not just an object of sport and consumption. This book is sure to create and excite salmon enthusiasts everywhere.

Author Biography

Dr. Bell draws on some thirty-five years of research on and teaching about salmon and other aquatic animals to give insight into the lives of our salmon species. The former head of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Pacific Region Fish Health Program, Bell offers a sensitive and supportive depiction of the salmon as an animal, not just an object of sport and consumption. This book is sure to create and excite salmon enthusiasts everywhere.
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