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The Eel


By: Friedrich W Tesch, Ray J White and John E Thorpe

408 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs


Hardback | Sep 2003 | Edition: 5 | #138004 | ISBN: 0632063890
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An English translation of this indispensable book on eels. It covers the biology, ecology, breeding and commercial significance of the eel.

This is a new translation of an extremely important book. The Eel is the standard work on the genus...It is essential reading and a reference for scientists and aquaculturists, eel fishermen, angling clubs and river managers...A fascinating book, even for a lay person, it answers so many questions that one has about this 'slippery creature'. Sherkin Comment, Environmental Quarterly of Sherkin Island Marine Station, 2004 "This English translation of the third German edition contains new infomation from over 500 published papers." CAB Abstracts, 2005 "In the comprehensive third edition of this text and the first English translation, Friefrich Texch covers the biology, ecology, breeding, and commercial significance of the eel. This revised and updated text includes findings from more than 500 new scientific publications." Journal of the American Water Resources Association


Body structure and functions Developmental Stages and Distribution of the Eel Species Post-larval ecology and behaviour Harvest and environmental relationships Fishing Methods Eel Culture Diseases, parasites, and bodily damage World Trade and Processing References

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