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A fascination for fish : adventures of an underwater pioneer

Author: David C Powell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press ; [Monterey] : Monterey Bay Aquarium, ©2001.
Series: University of California Press/Monterey Bay Aquarium series in marine conservation, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of a pioneering aquarist.

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: David C Powell; David C Powell; David C Powell; David C Powell
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David C Powell
ISBN: 0520223667 9780520223660
OCLC Number: 44425533
Description: xv, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword, by Sylvia A. EarleAcknowledgments1. Underwater Thoughts2. Marineland of the Pacific3. A First Look at Realism4. The Road to Gonzaga Bay5. The Steinhart Aquarium6. Adventure in the Sea of Cortez7. Sea World8. Carnival in Mazatlan9. The Lure of Sharks10. Tanner Bank and Mexico Expo11. The Revillagigedo Islands12. Roundabout to Steinhart Aquarium13. Search for a Living Fossil14. To Chile, Easter Island, and Rarotonga15. Monterey Bay Aquarium16. Creating the Exhibits17. Aquarists at Work18.Collecting the Fish19. Always Something New20. The Open Ocean21. Pelagic Fishes22. A Million-Gallon Fishbowl23. A New DirectionSelected ReadingIndex
Series Title: University of California Press/Monterey Bay Aquarium series in marine conservation, 3.
Responsibility: David C. Powell ; with a foreword by Sylvia A. Earle.
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This memoir presents one man's lifelong love of the ocean and gives a highly personal, behind-the-scenes look at California's innovative aquariums. David Powell, for many years curator of the  Read more...

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"This autobiography is a charming and accurate telling by a modest man whose brilliant career has allowed millions to venture into the sea and feel what Dave feels when he's underwater - without Read more...

 
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