Pacific Salmon Life HistoriesBook - 1991
Pacific Salmon Life Histories gives detailed descriptions ofthe different life phases through which each of the seven species pass.Each chapter is written by a scientist who has spent years studying andobserving a particular species of salmon. Some of the topics coveredare geographic distribution, transplants, freshwater life, ocean life,development, growth, feeding, diet, migration, and spawning behaviour.The text is richly supplemented by numerous maps, illustrations, colourplates, and tables and there is a detailed general index, as well as auseful geographic index. This volume brings together for the firsttime, and in a comprehensive form, most of the available biologicalinformation on the seven species of Pacific salmon. It is an invaluablesource of information for students and teachers of biology andfisheries science, people in the fishing and aquaculture industry, andinterested laypersons in countries of the North Pacific and elsewhere.
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1991
Branch Call Number: 597.55 PAC 1991
Characteristics: xv, 564 p., 21 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm