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1 Quayle, D.B. Pacific Oyster Culture in British Columbia: Bulletin 169
Ottawa, Canada Fisheries Research Board of Canada 1969 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
192 pages. A revision and expansion of a 1933 Bulletin of the Biological Board of Canada entitled "Oysters in British Columbia" by C.R. Elsey (No. 34.) Contents include: history; taxonomy; anatomy; reproduction; growth; oyster feeding; breeding; oyster cultch; spatfall forecasting; Pendrell Sound seed; Japanese seed; oyster culture; harvesting; processing; storage; productivity; production; raft culture; nutrititve value and chemical composition; marketing; processed oyster products; pollution; parallytic shellfish poison; predators and pests; disease; organisms associated with oysters; leases and leasing; administration; research; and more. Illustrated in black and white. Prior owner's name inside front cover else unmarked. Light wear and soiling. Very nice copy of this wonderful reference. 
Price: 69.95 USD
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2 Quayle, D.B Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in British Columbia
Ottawa Fisheries Research Board of Canada 1969 B002EO8G5Q First Edition Paperback Good 
B002EO8G5Q 68 pages. References. Tables. Graph. Map. Colour photo of bloom of Noctiluca scintillans in Dixon Entrance. Chapters include: Shellfish Poisoning; Assay Procedure; Chemistry of P.S.P.; History; Specific Occurences in British Columbia; Ecology; Forecasting; Detoxification; Control Measures; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Average wear. Unmarked. Bit of price sticker remnant upon front cover. A sound copy of this excellent reference. 
Price: 149.95 USD
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3 Quayle, D.B. The Intertidal Bivalves of British Columbia - Handbook No. 17
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada British Columbia Provincial Museum 1970 Reprint Paperback Good 
104 pages including glossary and index. Sunning to spine and small nicks to each end of spine. Moderate wear overall. Numerous excellent black and white illustrations. Provides identification of some common lamellibranch or bivalve molluscs living in the intertidal zone along the British Columbia coast. These creatures live in deep and shallow water, salt, brackish, and fresh water, lying loosely on the surface, attached to the surface or burrowing in mud, sand, wood, clay, or stone. Several groups, among which are the scallops, are able to swim. Covers the following families and species: Glycymeridae, anonidae, mytilidae, pectinidae, ostreidae, tellinidae, semelidae, solenidae, mactridae, cardiidae, gariidae, veneridae, ungulinidae, lyonsiidae, erycinidae, myidae, hiatellidae, pholadidae, teredinidae. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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