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Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint of Second Edition

Seller ID: 63308510

ISBN: 0195410599

Condition: Good


0195410599 445 pages including index. The twin focus on conflict and uncertainty is a reminder that there are rarely perfect solutions to complex problems, but rather a mix of imperfect responses from which we must choose. In this second edition, all twelve chapters have been revised, some quite significantly. Also, there are five new chapters that deal with First Nations, gender relationships, free trade, fisheries management on the East Coast, and tensions between hinterland and heartland areas. Average wear. Some high-lighting and underlining. View more info

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Fisheries and Uncertainty: A Precautionary Approach to Resource Management

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Calgary Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 466C6521

ISBN: 1895176689

Condition: Good


1895176689 195 pages. Index. "The recent catastrophe in Atlantic fisheries resource managment has important national and international implications that we would ignore at our peril. What lessons can be learned from the disappearance of cod from the Grand Banks of Newfoundland? Can we apply this knowledge to help explain the recent disappearance of millions of salmon off the coast of British Columbia?" - from back cover. Usual library markings. Moderate wear only. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Working the Tides: A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6859

ISBN: 1550171534

Condition: Fine


1550171534 216 pages. Index. Many black and white photos. "Makes it possible for readers to go aboard the small ships of the west coast fishing fleet and see the world as fishers see it... Covers the waterfront, presenting gripping insider views not just of the familiar salmon trollers and seiners, but of the men, women and boats that harvest cod, herring, halibut, octopus, and rockfish - eighty different species in all." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Gift quality. View more info

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Guide to the parasites of fishes of Canada (Canadian special publication of fisheries and aquatic sciences)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, National Historic Parks and Sites, Canadian Parks Service, Environment Canada: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 469G2832

ISBN: 0660127946

Condition: Fair


0660127946 95 pages. Illustrated with black and white detailed diagrams. Extensive reference list. Multiple indexes. Please note: this book is Part III (3/Three) and covers acanthocephala and cnidaria. Parts I and II are not included. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy of this informative work. View more info

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Guide to the parasites of fishes of Canada (Canadian special publication of fisheries and aquatic sciences)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, National Historic Parks and Sites, Canadian Parks Service, Environment Canada: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 469G2869

ISBN: 0660127946

Condition: Fair


0660127946 209 pages. Index. Reference list. This, Part II, is devoted exclusively to the crustacean parasites of fishes. Covers Copepoda, Branchiura, Isopoda and Amphipoda. Please note that this is Part II only. Parts I and II are not included. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy of this important work. View more info

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The Commercial Salmon-Fisheries of British Columbia

By: Alexander, Geo. [George] J.; Pearson, George S. [Foreword]

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Government of British Columbia [B.C.]: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H2835

ISBN: B00JGC6RXC

Condition: Good


B00JGC6RXC 50 pages. Reproductions of many black and white photos. Diagrams. Map. "Prepared to meet an ever-increasing demand from people in all parts of Canada and the United States, as well as abroad, for non-technical information on this major B.C. industry." - Foreword. Topics include: history, varieties of Pacific salmon, spawning migration, methods of catching, canning, government inspection of canned salmon, salting, smoked salmon, science in the fisheries, the value of fish in the human diet, comparison of the composition and food value of salmon compared to other foods. ... View more info

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3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika 2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika 3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

By: Andrianos, E.D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241A8506

Condition: Very Good


193 pages. Black and white photos. Numerous line drawings. Chapters in first paper include: The Evolution of the Fishing Method by Light Attraction; Fishing Unit M.F.V. France (a Greek purse seiner on Lake Tanganyika); The Cycle of Fishing Operations; Landing Facilities at Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania); Fishing Areas in Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania) for Industrial Fishing; Insurance of the Fishing Unit. Chapters in second paper include: Existing Fishing Methods and Gear for Small-Scale Fisheries - Advantages and Limitations; A Small-Scale Seine Fishing Unit; The Cycle of Fishing Operations; The ... View more info

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Salmonid Enhancement Newsletter Vol. III No. 4 1978 - Adams River Tribute to Roderick Haig-Brown

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Fisheries and Environment Canada: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1084

Condition: Good


6 pages. Announces the upcoming dedication of the Roderick Haig-Brown Conservation Area on both sides of the Adams River from its source at Adams Lake to its outlet at Shuswap Lake. Includes map and colour photos. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

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Salmon: The Drive to Survive on the Taku River - 26 Minute VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Filmwest: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0241

Condition: Very Good


26 Minute VHS video tape in case. "The Taku River Tlingits, the non-native commercial fishery, and the Federal Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) have very different views toward the controversial issue of fishing management. This thorough documentary explores the many aspects that must be considered." - from front cover. Undated but appears to be circa 1990s. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

By: Baranyai, Leopold; Biaggi, Francantonio; De Fargues, Jean R.; Ellsworth, Paul T.; Gilmartin, William M.; Godwin, Francis W.; Kruithof, Arie; Luttman-Johnson, John D.M.; Mehta, Amolak R.; Phillips, John F.V.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Ceylon, Ceylon Government Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2216

Condition: Good


83 plus 448 pages. Twenty-four maps. Many dozens of tables, charts and graphs. Prepared by request of the Government of Ceylon to survey the development potentialities of the country with special consideration given to: Agriculture (particularly rice cultivation, mixed farming, dairying, colonization and resettlement), Irrigation, Fisheries, Forestry, Minerals, Power, Industrial development, Inland transport and shipping, vocational training, Health (including housing and water schemes), General Economics (including public finance, money and banking, savings and investment, balance of payme... View more info

The Nanaimo River Estuary: Status of Environmental Knowledge to 1976 - Special Estuary Series No. 5

By: Bell, Leonard M.; Kallman, Ronald J.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: West Vancouver, BC, Environment Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501295

Condition: Very Good


298 pages including index. Compiles all available references relevant to the environmental aspect of the Nanaimo River Estuary. Summarizes pertinent information and provides lists on plant and animal life, to provide readers with some idea of the ecological characteristics. Contents include topics such as: Geology; Economic Geology; Surficial Geology; Climatology; Hydrology; Oceanography; Invertebrate Biology; Invertebrate Fisheries Resource; Flora; Wildlife; Land and Water Use; Pollution; plus an extensive Bibliography. Includes a variety of maps. Report of the Estuary Working Group, Depa... View more info

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The Campbell River Estuary Status of Environmental Knowledge to 1977 - Special Estuary Series No. 7 - With Memorial Dedication to Roderick Haig-Brown

By: Bell, Leonard M.; Thompson, James M.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Canada, Fisheries and Environment Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647A8504

Condition: Good


346 pages. Bibliography. Author index. Report of the Estuary Working Group, Department of Fisheries and the Environment, Regional Board Pacific Region. Contains 9 pages of memorial dedicated to Roderick Haig-Brown who passed away in 1976. Includes a full-page photo of Mr. Haig-Brown, a bibliography of his writings, copies of two letters written by RHB to Dr. M. Waldichuk, Director of the Special Estuary Series, and more. Contents include: Geology and Soils, Climatology, Hydrology, Oceanography, Fish, Invertebrates, Flora, Wildlife, Land and Water Use, Pollution and Water Quality, Effects... View more info

Sea-silver: Inside British Columbia's salmon-farming industry

By: Betty C. Keller; Rosella M. Leslie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Horsdal & Schubart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71104267

ISBN: 0920663435

Condition: Good


0920663435 138 Pages including index, selected bibliography, and occasional black and white photographs. More and more of the salmon we eat are grown in netpens, not caught in the wild. Why does this matter? Because while nobody is paying much attention, salmon farms from the Gulf Islands to Queen Charlotte Strait may be having long-term effects on BCs coastline and salmon-spawning rivers. Supporters point out that fish farms produce food, create jobs and boost the local economy, as well as earning millions of dollars in export sales. Critics say they contaminate the ocean, spread diseas... View more info

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Water Quality in Warmwater Fish Ponds

By: Boyd, Claude E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Alabama Pr: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 616G0060

ISBN: 0817300554

Condition: Good


0817300554 359 pages. Index. Black and white photos intext. "... to provide fisheries biologists and fish culturists with practical information on water quality management in fish culture. Average wear. Binding tight. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

The Great Taste of B.C.

By: British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608254

ISBN: 0771885393

Condition: Very Good


0771885393 48 pages. A celebration of B.C. products. Very attractive cookbook featuring wonderful British Columbia foods and exquisite recipes. Gorgeous colour photography. Light creasing to front cover. Light wear overall. Unmarked. View more info

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Fisheries of the North Pacific: History, Species, Gear and Processes

By: Browning, Robert J.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Alaska Northwest Books: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 325C6137

ISBN: 0882401289

Condition: Good


0882401289 423 pages. Index. "Continues the intent of the original edition of 1974, to present a broad view of the major American fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean. It has been intended as a guide - a guide only to the history of the fisheries, assembly of gear, fishing methods, the handling of the catch at sea and ashore and the processing of fishery products." - from page vii. Moderate wear. Discrete library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Further Studies of Alaska Sockeye Salmon

By: Burgner, Robert L.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351A5260

Condition: Good


267 pages. U. of Washington Publications in Fisheries New Series, Volume III. Moderate wear. Prior owner's name atop title page else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

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Shrimps of the Pacific Coast of Canada

By: Butler, T. H.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Fisheries and Oceans: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 469A1969

ISBN: 0660101777

Condition: Very Good


0660101777 Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 280 pages. "Deals with the shrimps of the Pacific Coast of Canada. The seaward limit of the region corresponds to the outer perimeter of Canada's Fishing Zone 5, i.e. 200 nautical miles (321 km) from the outer coast. Eighty-five species are listed, and each species is given a common name. Complete keys, with accompanying diagrams, are provided. Accounts of 82 species include detailed morphological descriptions and halftone illustrations, notes on colour, main distinguishing characters, maximum carapace and total leng... View more info

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The Salmon and Trout Magazine - The Journal of the Salmon and Trout Association, Number 84, September 1936

By: Calderwood, W.L.; Mottram, Dr. J.C.; Platts, W.Carter; Nobbs, Percy E.; Gerrish, C. Stratton; Simpson, Jajor R.C.; Mottram, Dr. J.C.; Parrott, A.W.; Harle, T.G.A.; Kemp, C.; Macintyre, Dugald

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The Salmon and Trout Association: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1430

Condition: Good


Pages 209-308. Features: Frontispiece photo of George F. McCorquodale; Natural and artificial methods of salmon production - a short review of Canadian results; Salmon Fisheries of Norway; Defective Bones in Hand-reared Trout; The Grayling - part IV - bait fishing; Rod Joints and Whippings - how to recondition them for difficult climates; The Value of Hatchery Trout for Stocking Rivers; De Profundis - a tale of a fisherman's Dilemma; Experiments on the Starvation of Trout Fry; Artificial Propagation of Brown Trout - Hatchery Mortality; Reviews of new books; The Jolly Angler (continued); and m... View more info

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Rare and Engangered Fishes and Marine Mammals of Canada: COSEWIC Fish and Marine Mammal Subcommittee Status Reports: IV, 1988

By: Campbell, R.R.: Editor

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Fisheries and Oceans: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 468H2107

Condition: Very Good


Pages 81-398. Includes 25 articles with title such as: Status of the Aurora Trout; Status of the Squanga Whitefish; Status of the redside Dace; Status of the Sea Mink; Status of the Stellar Sea Lion; Status of the Fin Whale; and many more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info