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Author Bolster, W. Jeffrey.

Title The mortal sea : fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail / W. Jeffrey Bolster.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  639.2091 BOLSTER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  639.2 BOL    Check Shelf
Description xi, 378 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-333) and index.
Contents Prologue : the historic ocean -- Depleted European seas and the discovery of America -- Plucking the low-hanging fruit -- The sea serpent and the mackerel jig -- Making the case for caution -- Waves in a troubled sea -- An avalanche of cheap fish -- Epilogue : changes in the sea.
Subject Fisheries -- North Atlantic Ocean -- History.
Fishers -- North Atlantic Ocean -- History.
Fishery management -- North Atlantic Ocean -- History.
Marine biodiversity -- North Atlantic Ocean -- History.
Atlantic Coast (New England) -- History.
Atlantic Coast (Canada) -- History.
Added Title Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
ISBN 9780674047655 alkaline paper $29.95
0674047656 alkaline paper
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