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Peixes-de-Bico do Atlântico [Swordfish of the Atlantic]

By: Alberto Ferreira de Amorim(Author), Eduardo Gomes Pimenta(Author), Maria Christina Carrari de Amorim(Author)

107 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps

Alberto Ferreira de Amorim (privately published)

Hardback | Mar 2012 | #226981
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€34 approx

About this book

Language: Portuguese

Peixes-de-Bico do Atlântico was produced by scientists in order to encourage conservation of these magnificent marine animals. In 108 illustrated pages the authors, researchers Alberto Amorim, Eduardo Pimenta and journalist Christina Amorim sum up over 30 years of studies on the blue marlin, white marlin, roundscale spearfish, sailfish, spearfish and swordfish.

The Marlim project has the cooperation of sports fishermen in different parts of Brazil, who adopted the form of catch & release and tag & release in their tournaments, assisting in studies on growth rates, mortality and migration of these fish.

Summary in Portuguese:
O livro Peixes-de-Bico do Atlântico foi produzido por cientistas com o intuito de estimular a conservação destes magníficos animais marinhos. Seus autores, os pesquisadores Alberto Amorim, Eduardo Pimenta e a jornalista Christina Amorim resumem mais de 30 anos de estudos em 108 páginas ilustradas sobre o marlim-azul, marlim-branco, marlim-polegar, sailfish, spearfish e swordfish.

O Projeto Marlim conta com a cooperação dos pescadores esportivos em diversas partes do Brasil, que adotaram a modalidade de pesque e solte (catch & release) e marque e solte (tag & release) em seus torneios, auxiliando nos estudos de taxas de crescimento, mortalidade e migração desses peixes.

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