Britain's Game Fishes : Celebration and Conservation of Salmonids  1

By (author) Everard, Dr. Mark; By (author) Knight, Paul

Game fishes, particularly those of the salmon family, are critical indicators of the health of those ecosystems upon which we now know we are dependent. As the authors of this important environmental book argue, "Our game fishes [then] serve as more than merely an indicator of healthy waters. Instead, they can be regarded as iconic of the ecosystems in which they occur." Moreover, "the quality requirements of different types of fish population have formed the backbone of a great deal of water management in the UK, Europe and the USA over several decades." With sections on how and why Britain's game fishes are under pressure from changes in land use, agriculture, housing needs, etc. - and their concomitant pollution effects - this book assesses how our knowledge of these game fishes reflect the changing values we place on our surrounding wildlife.

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  • Authors' biographies Preface Part 1 The native game fishes of the British Isles 1 A natural history of Britain's game fishes 2 The Atlantic salmon and its amazing life-cycle 3 Brown trout or sea trout 4 The Arctic charr 5 The grayling 6 The whitefishes 7 Rainbow trout: the familiar alien 8 Realising the value of the British game fishes Part 2 British game fishes under pressure 9 The making and breaking of the modern world 10 A brief unnatural history of the British game fishes 11 Net results 12 Muddying the waters 13 Down on the farm 14 Salmonids under pressure Part 3 Game fishes for the future 15 Sea change 16 Changing rules 17 Changing values 18 We the people 19 Game fishes for tomorrow Bibliography Index

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書名 Britain's Game Fishes : Celebration and Conservation of Salmonids
著作者等 Knight, Paul
Everard, Dr. Mark
書名別名 Celebration and Conservation of Salmonids 1
シリーズ名 Pelagic Monographs 1
巻冊次 1
出版元 Pelagic Publishing
刊行年月 2013.03.25
ページ数 240p
大きさ H234 x W156
ISBN 9781907807350
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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