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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, NY : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Tour through the life history and cultural associations of the freshwater eel, exploring its biology in streams and epic migrations in the ocean, its myth and lore, its mystery and beauty. Prosek travels the globe to tell the story of the eel -- from New York to New Zealand; from Europe to Japan and the small island of Pohnpei in Micronesia, where freshwater eels are worshipped by members of the eel clan."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Prosek
ISBN: 9780060566111 0060566116 9780060566128 0060566124
OCLC Number: 697795453
Notes: Illustrated with original etchings by the author.
Description: xiii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: 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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"Tour through the life history and cultural associations of the freshwater eel, exploring its biology in streams and epic migrations in the ocean, its myth and lore, its mystery and beauty. Prosek travels the globe to tell the story of the eel -- from New York to New Zealand; from Europe to Japan and the small island of Pohnpei in Micronesia, where freshwater eels are worshipped by members of the eel clan."

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