Recommended books on Pelagic Fishes (tuna,
Here is a selection of titles
that I use regularly or at least enjoyed reading. New suggestions for the
list are always welcome! In case you want to get your hands on any of these
recommended books, I have added direct links to Amazon.com.
Planet by Andrew Byatt, Alastair Fothergill, Martha Holmes. 384
pages; Dimensions (in inches): 1.51 x 11.35 x 10.21 Publisher: DK Publishing;
ISBN: 0789482657; 1st edition (January 1, 2002). Richly-illustrated (coffee
table) book to accompany the amazing BBC series of the same name. Packed
with information and beautifully illustrated.
Blue Planet - Seas of Life 2 Pack (Parts 1 & 2). 2 DVDs Includes
the episodes "Ocean World," "Frozen Seas," "Open Ocean," and "The Deep"
Blue Planet - Seas of Life 2 Pack (Parts 3 & 4). 2 DVDs Includes
four episodes "Seasonal Seas," "Coral Seas," "Tidal Seas," and "Coasts"
plus additional features such as "Deep Trouble," an hour-long supplement,
in which noted marine biologists describe and illustrate ways in which
the fishing industry destroying the delicate balance of marine wildlife.
Bluefin by Douglas Whynott. Published in June, 1996 by North Point
Press (ISBN: 0865474974). Doug Whynott provides a wonderful account of
Giant Bluefin tuna fishing off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Although hard to
believe in this day and age, these immense and fast moving fish are captured
using harpoons. Whynott experiences with these dedicated New England harpooners
provides a unique insight into the lives of these magnificent fish and
the fishermen who seek them.
Click here to purchase Giant
Bluefin from Amazon.com.
: A Complete Guide to the Marine Environment by
Geoffrey Waller (ed.), Marc Dando, Richard Hull and Michael Burchett. Published
in September,1996 by Smithsonian Institution Press (ISBN: 1560986336) Hardcover,
Excellent general overview
of the marine environment.
Click here to purchase Sealife
: A Complete Guide to the Marine Environment from Amazon.com.
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