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Eels : an exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the world's most amazing and mysterious fish

Author: James Prosek
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A resonant look at that most mysterious of fish, the eel--including their biology and epic migrations, unusual place in today's world, their myth and lore, and ultimately their mystery and beauty"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Prosek
ISBN: 9780060566111 0060566116
OCLC Number: 697795453
Description: xiii, 287 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a transition in mind to eels --
A mysterious fish --
To the Sargasso --
Eels in Maoridom --
More tales of Taniwha --
The first taste of freshwater --
Into the ocean --
Where eels go to die --
Eel Weir Hollow --
The Lasialap of U --
Obstacles in their path --
Still in the hunt.
Responsibility: James Prosek.

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"A resonant look at that most mysterious of fish, the eel--including their biology and epic migrations, unusual place in today's world, their myth and lore, and ultimately their mystery and beauty"--

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