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The Most important fish in the sea: menhaden and America

Author: Franklin, H. Bruce Publisher: Island Press, 2007. ; Shearwater Books, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 265 p. : Graphs/Ill./Maps/Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781597261241Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HC2000 .F6 F73 2007
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Available 001232838
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Most Important Fish in the Sea Contents Chapter 1 3 Now You See Them, Now You Don't Chapter 2 10 The New World of Fish The Fish They Came For 10 The Fish They Found 16 The Fish That's Different 17 Chapter 3 26 Meeting Menhaden: In Our World and Theirs Face to Face 26 Bait 29 The School 34 The World of the Drifters and Swimmers 39 Survivors? 45 Chapter 4 50 Whales, Menhaden, and Industrialized Fishing Fertilizer: From Indians to Industry 50 How Menhaden Dwarfed the Whales 55 Pursing the Seas 67 Chapter 5 73 The Death of Fish and the Birth of Ecology Science Wades In 73 Food Fish vs. Factory Fish 86 What Took the Fish Away? 91 Political Conflict and Ecological Consciousness 95 Chapter 6 109 At War with Menhaden Uncle Sam to the Rescue 109 War! 119 Chapter 7 130 Ecological Catastrophes The Ruins of an Industry 13o Extracting the Liver of the Chesapeake 136 The Case of the Sick Stripers 142 The Case of the Murdered Crabs 149 The Case of the Missing Fish: Shad and River Herring 151 The Case of the Dead Shellfish 154 The Birds 156 The Gulf 159 Chapter 8 172 Collision Courses Recreation or Industry 172 Anglers and Enviros, Or, A Marine Yellowstone? 174 Anglers to the Rescue 179 The ASMFC Thinks the Unthinkable 186 On to Cockrell's Creek 192 Challenges 197 Chapter 9 203 The Fish of the Future? Does Omega Mean the Last? 203 Resurrection? 215 223 225 253 Acknowledgments Notes Index

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