Billfish story : swordfish, sailfish, marlin, and other gladiators of the sea. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Billfish story : swordfish, sailfish, marlin, and other gladiators of the sea.

Author: Stan Ulanski
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Univ Of Georgia Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The billfish is fixed at the apex of the oceanic food chain. Noted for their speed, size, and acrobatic jumps, billfish have for centuries inspired inspired a broad spectrum of society. Ulanski tells the saga of this unique group of fish-- and those who have formed bonds with them through their pursuit, study, and protection of these species.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Ulanski
ISBN: 0820349755 9780820349756
OCLC Number: 921863957
Contents: The rise of billfish --
The interlocking web of ocean life: from plankton to --
Billfish --
Billfish through the ages --
Anatomy of tournaments --
The ultimate billfish: blue marlin --
Night stalkers: swordfish --
Billfish bantamweights: spearfish, white marlin, and --
Sailfish --
The fate of billfish.

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The billfish is fixed at the apex of the oceanic food chain. Noted for their speed, size, and acrobatic jumps, billfish have for centuries inspired inspired a broad spectrum of society. Ulanski tells the saga of this unique group of fish-- and those who have formed bonds with them through their pursuit, study, and protection of these species.

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