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An entirely synthetic fish : how rainbow trout beguiled America and overran the world

Author: Anders Halverson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010.
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Anders Halverson provides an exhaustively researched and grippingly rendered account of the rainbow trout and why it has become the most commonly stocked and controversial freshwater fish in the United States. Discovered in the remote waters of northern California, rainbow trout have been artificially propagated and distributed for more than 130 years by government officials eager to present Americans with an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anders Halverson
ISBN: 9780300140873 0300140878 9780300140880 0300140886
OCLC Number: 440281085
Description: xxi, 257 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword by Patricia Nelson Limerick --
A less bold and spirited nation --
Essentially a national matter --
Let the best fish win --
As many different states as possible --
A new variety of trout --
Define me a gentleman --
Paying customers and hatchery product --
A full-scale military operation --
Money makes a way --
The way of the passenger pigeon --
A single new mongrel species --
It doesn't do any good --
Epilogue. The last generation of troutfishers.
Responsibility: Anders Halverson.

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Offers an account of the rainbow trout and why it has become the most commonly stocked and controversial freshwater fish in the United States. This work reveals a range of characters, from  Read more...

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"Intelligent, fair-minded and uncommonly readable."--;i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette--Rob Oden"Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" (07/25/2010)

 
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