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Author Prosek, James, 1975-

Title Eels : an exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the world's most amazing and mysterious fish / James Prosek.

Imprint New York : Harper, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    597.432 PRO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 287 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Note Illustrated with original etchings by the author.
Summary "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."
Subject Maori (New Zealand people)
Religion and sociology -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Pohnpei Island.
Sargasso Sea.
ISBN 9780060566111

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