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Author Ulanski, Stan L., 1946-

Title The billfish story : swordfish, sailfish, marlin, and other gladiators of the sea / Stan Ulanski.

Publication Info. Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    597.78 ULA    Available
Description x, 196 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series A Wormsloe Foundation nature book
Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Billfishes.
ISBN 9780820341910 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820341916 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40022907802

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