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The Resource In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish, Matt Rigney

In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish, Matt Rigney

Label
In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish
Title
In pursuit of giants
Title remainder
one man's global search for the last of the great fish
Statement of responsibility
Matt Rigney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an account of an offshore tracking adventure while calling for the preservation of the world's great fish, describing encounters with such threatened species as giant marlin, swordfish, and bluefin tuna
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rigney, Matt
Dewey number
597/.48
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL620
LC item number
.R54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marine fishes
  • Marine fishes
  • Rare fishes
  • Fish populations
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Fishing
  • Fisheries
Label
In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish, Matt Rigney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
book 1. Discovery. In the kingdom of the sapphire waters : Cabo San Lucas, Mexico ; The harpooner's last stand : the northeast peak of Georges Bank -- book 2. Destruction. Introduction : annihilation of a fish ; Whirlwind. Tokyo and Oma, Japan. Port Lincoln, South Australia ; The Warrior in Malta : Greenpeace and the battle in the Mediterranean -- book 3. The primal world. Introduction : in pursuit of giants ; Granders in the Coral Sea : Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia ; The last voyage of Primetime : two hundred miles off the coast of New Zealand
Control code
ocn746833708
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670023356
Lccn
2012003442
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)746833708
Label
In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish, Matt Rigney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
book 1. Discovery. In the kingdom of the sapphire waters : Cabo San Lucas, Mexico ; The harpooner's last stand : the northeast peak of Georges Bank -- book 2. Destruction. Introduction : annihilation of a fish ; Whirlwind. Tokyo and Oma, Japan. Port Lincoln, South Australia ; The Warrior in Malta : Greenpeace and the battle in the Mediterranean -- book 3. The primal world. Introduction : in pursuit of giants ; Granders in the Coral Sea : Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia ; The last voyage of Primetime : two hundred miles off the coast of New Zealand
Control code
ocn746833708
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670023356
Lccn
2012003442
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)746833708

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