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The Basking Shark in Scotland: Natural History, Fishery and Conservation

Out of Print

By: Denis Fairfax

206 pages, B/w photos, illus

Tuckwell Press Ltd

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82247 | ISBN: 1862320942
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About this book

`Gentle giant' of the seas, the basking shark, the largest fish in Scottish seas, is nowadays often in the news as conservationists press for its legal protection. This book is based on archival sources, early historical works and interviews with surviving shark hunters. Also covered is the basking shark's anatomy, biology and scientific history.


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