Here's the Catch: The Fish We Harvest from the Northwest Atlantic

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A spectacular, brilliantly illustrated celebration of 52 fish species that live in the rich waters of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Today, overfishing and a changing ocean environment threaten many fish stocks. Yet despite the many ongoing challenges, the fishery remains central to the economic well being of North America. It is also at the core of cultural identity;from Newfoundland and Labrador to the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Here's the Catch explores what could be lost or gained from this historic resource in ...
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Overview


A spectacular, brilliantly illustrated celebration of 52 fish species that live in the rich waters of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Today, overfishing and a changing ocean environment threaten many fish stocks. Yet despite the many ongoing challenges, the fishery remains central to the economic well being of North America. It is also at the core of cultural identity;from Newfoundland and Labrador to the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Here's the Catch explores what could be lost or gained from this historic resource in the coming years?depending on our actions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781927099087
  • Publisher: Boulder Publications
  • Publication date: 3/1/2014
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 12.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


During his three decades as a commercial writer and journalist, Wade Kearley has written extensively about the sea and published articles in national and international journals.

Dr. George Rose is an award-winning author and serves as director of the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at Memorial University.

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