Salmon Author S. Shaw
ISBN-10 0709933444
Release 1987-06-30
Pages 288
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with the issues involved in the management of salmon fishing. farming and ranching and the implications for production costs and the availa bility of supplies. Chapters 6 and 7 investigate processing. marketing and distribution and Chapter 8 discusses the workings of salmon markets and the main factors affecting the demand for salmon. Finally. chapter 9 summarises the main findings of the study and considers the issues likely to define the future of the industry. The main interest of the book is in salmon sold commer cially and mention is only made in passing of the rather different. though important. issues involved in the management of sport or recreation fisheries. This book does not cover all species of salmon but concentrates on the main species of current commercial significance. These are the five commercially important species of Pacific salmon all of which belong to the single separate genus ONCORHYNCHUS together with SALMO SALAR. the Atlantic salmon. The related SALMO GAIRDNERI (rainbow trout) and SALMO TRUTTA (brown troutl seatrout) are outside the scope of the book. although since these compete closely with salmon. the relationship is discussed. 1.2 THE SALMON: LIFE CYCLE AND SPECIES The family salmonidae is indigenous to the Northern Hemisphere and is found from the temperate zone northwards to beyond the Arctic Circle. 1n both Pacific and Atlantic waters. They are not· native to the Southern Hemisphere but have been successfully introduced into New Zealand. into Argentina. Venezuela and more recently Chile and the Kerguelen Islands.

Samnium and the Samnites

Samnium and the Samnites Author Edward Togo Salmon
ISBN-10 9780521061858
Release 1967
Pages 447
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Rome engulfed first her near neighbours, then Italy and finally much of the known world. Her expansion was so successful that the history and culture of her main rivals, the Samnites, is too often overlooked. The author describes Samnium and the language of the Samnites, then reconstructs their culture, religion, economy and governmental system. Professor Salmon discusses their policy in Italy and their relations with Rome. The subsequent description of the three Samnite Wars and the Pyrrhic War critically reinterprets the principally Roman evidence for the military history of Roman Italy. Professor Salmon presents evidence about Samnium in the political organisation and civilisation of Roman Italy, and includes an important discussion of the Social War from the Italian point of view rather than from the purely Roman viewpoint. Originally published in 1967, much of the evidence collected and interpreted by Professor Salmon in this study - involving art, archeaology, topography and literary sources - was not generally accessible at the time. A fresh insight was offered into the history of Republican Rome as well as Samnium itself.

How To Travel With A Salmon

How To Travel With A Salmon Author Umberto Eco
ISBN-10 9781448181995
Release 2013-09-30
Pages 240
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'Between a bottle of Epsom salts or one of twenty-year-old cognac, which would you choose? Would you rather spend your vacation with an eighty-year old leper or with Demi Moore? Do you prefer being sprinkled with ferocious red ants or sharing a sleeping compartment with Claudia Schiffer?' From the celebrated author of The Name of the Rose, here is a dazzling compendium of advice offering the correct answers to these and many other important questions. Tackling topics as diverse as the coffee pot from hell, eating on an aeroplane, how not to use a cellular phone and recognising porn movies, Umberto Eco guides us with all his customary wit and brilliance through the complexities of the modern world.

Oregon Salmon

Oregon Salmon Author Oregon Trout
ISBN-10 0970979800
Release 2001-05-01
Pages 175
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Oregon Salmon has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Oregon Salmon also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Oregon Salmon book for free.

Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic Salmon Author Rod Sutterby
ISBN-10 9780811701457
Release 2005
Pages 134
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Stunning oils and watercolors of salmon, depicting every subtle hue and movement with astonishing accuracy This natural history details the salmon's extraordinary life cycle and covers the latest scientific research on exactly where salmon travel to in the sea, what influences the numbers that return to the river, the impact of global warming on migratory patterns, and what we can tell from scale readings. Includes conservation efforts in North America and Europe to protect this amazing species.

Salmon and Trout a Resource

Salmon and Trout  a Resource Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822014040802
Release 1971
Pages 351
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Salmon and Trout a Resource has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Salmon and Trout a Resource also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Salmon and Trout a Resource book for free.

Fishy Business

Fishy Business Author Rik Scarce
ISBN-10 1566397294
Release 2000
Pages 236
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This text offers different ways for regarding human interactions with other species, from appealing ones like wolves to less popular ones like snail darters. Society struggles to decide what parts of nature matter and why. Ultimately, it argues, nature is a social product: what shall we make of it?

Learning from Salmon and Other Essays

Learning from Salmon  and Other Essays Author Herman Aihara
ISBN-10 9780918860378
Release 1980
Pages 156
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Addresses everyday concerns from personal and marital problems, friendship, and the struggle to accept and be accepted to the bridging of Eastern and Western thought in religion, politics, health, and nature.

The Salmon of Doubt

The Salmon of Doubt Author Douglas Adams
ISBN-10 9781447227731
Release 2012-12-13
Pages 336
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The Salmon of Doubt is Douglas Adams's indispensable guide to life, the universe and everything. This sublime collection dips into the wit and wisdom of the man behind The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, uncovering his unique comic musings on everything from his school-trousers to malt whisky and from the letter Y through to his own nose, via atheism, hangovers and fried eggs. Including short stories and eleven chapters of a Dirk Gently novel that Douglas Adams was working on at the time of his death, and featuring an introduction by Stephen Fry, The Salmon of Doubt is for fans and new readers alike. These hilarious collected writings reveal the warmth, enthusiasm and ferocious intelligence behind this most English of comic writers; a man who was virtually an unofficial member of the Monty Python team. Douglas Adams on his passion for P. G. Wodehouse, The Beatles and the perfect cup of tea alone make this a must-have collection and a remarkable sign-off from one of the best loved writers of all time.

Genetic Status of Atlantic Salmon in Maine

Genetic Status of Atlantic Salmon in Maine Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 9780309170062
Release 2002-03-22
Pages 76
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Atlantic salmon in Maine, once abundant but now seriously depleted, were listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) in November 2000. The listing covers the wild fish in eight Maine rivers as a single "distinct population segment." The controversy in Maine that accompanied the listing led Congress to request the National Research Council's (NRC's) advice on the science relevant to understanding and reversing the declines in Maine's salmon populations. The charge to the NRC's Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Maine included an interim report focusing on the genetic makeup of Maine Atlantic salmon populations. This is the interim report. Understanding the genetic makeup of Maine's salmon is important for recovery efforts, because the degree to which populations in Maine differ from adjacent populations in Canada and the degree to which populations in different Maine rivers and tributaries differ from each other affect the choice of recovery options that are most likely to be effective. This report focuses only on questions of genetic distinctiveness. The committee's final report will address the broader issues, such as the factors that have caused Maine's salmon populations to decline and the options for helping them to recover.

The Handbook of Salmon Farming

The Handbook of Salmon Farming Author Selina M. Stead
ISBN-10 1852331194
Release 2002-01-14
Pages 502
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Over the past few years, there has been significant growth and development in the salmon farming industry. In order to be successful, practitioners not only need to know how the salmon lives and survives in the wild but, amongst other things have knowledge of disease, production processes, economics and marketing. The Handbook of Salmon Farming is a practical guide that covers everything the practitioner needs to know, and will also be of great use to academics and students of aquaculture and fish biology. The editors have invited contributions from experts in academia, the fish industry and government to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive handbook.

Pacific Salmon Life Histories

Pacific Salmon Life Histories Author Cornelis Groot
ISBN-10 0774803592
Release 1991-01-01
Pages 564
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Pacific salmon are an important biological and economic resource of countries of the North Pacific rim. They are also a unique group of fish possessing unusually complex life histories. There are seven species of Pacific salmon, five occurring on both the North American and Asian continents (sockeye, pink, chum, chinook, and coho) and two (masu and amago) only in Asia. The life cycle of the Pacific salmon begins in the autumn when the adult female deposits eggs that are fertilized in gravel beds in rivers or lakes. The young emerge from the gravel the following spring and will either migrate immediately to salt water or spend one or more years in a river or lake before migrating. Migrations in the ocean are extensive during the feeding and growing phase, covering thousands of kilometres. After one or more years the maturing adults find their way back to their home river, returning to their ancestral breeding grounds to spawn. They die after spawning and the eggs in the gravel signify a new cycle. Upon this theme Pacific salmon have developed many variations, both between as well as within species. Pacific Salmon Life Histories provides detailed descriptions of the different life phases through which each of the seven species passes. Each chapter is written by a scientist who has spent years studying and observing a particular species of salmon. Some of the topics covered are geographic distribution, transplants, freshwater life, ocean life, development, growth, feeding, diet, migration, and spawning behaviour. The text is richly supplemented by numerous maps, illustrations, colour plates, and tables and there is a detailed general index, as well as a useful geographical index.

Trout and Salmon Culture

Trout and Salmon Culture Author Earl Leitritz
ISBN-10 0931876362
Release 1980-01-01
Pages 197
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Trout and Salmon Culture has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Trout and Salmon Culture also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Trout and Salmon Culture book for free.

The Atlantic Salmon

The Atlantic Salmon Author W. M. Shearer
ISBN-10 UVA:35007000375018
Release 1992-10-06
Pages 244
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An internationally-renowned biologist describes the life history of the Atlantic salmon in light of intensive research over the last 30 years. Provides an authoritative and detailed appraisal of the fisheries that exploit this valuable resource. The salmon's conflict with the environment is examined in the context of changes in land use, water abstraction and acidification. A complete analysis of the author's North Esk investigation is given and the effects of fish farming on wild stocks and the salmon's future are discussed.

The Life Cycle of a Salmon

The Life Cycle of a Salmon Author Bobbie Kalman
ISBN-10 0778706311
Release 2006
Pages 32
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Describes the life cycle, behaviors, and physical characteristics of salmon.

Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World

Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World Author Wesley C. Salmon
ISBN-10 0691072930
Release 1984
Pages 305
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The philosophical theory of scientific explanation proposed here involves a radically new treatment of causality that accords with the pervasively statistical character of contemporary science. Wesley C. Salmon describes three fundamental conceptions of scientific explanation--the epistemic, modal, and ontic. He argues that the prevailing view (a version of the epistemic conception) is untenable and that the modal conception is scientifically out-dated. Significantly revising aspects of his earlier work, he defends a causal/mechanical theory that is a version of the ontic conception. Professor Salmon's theory furnishes a robust argument for scientific realism akin to the argument that convinced twentieth-century physical scientists of the existence of atoms and molecules. To do justice to such notions as irreducibly statistical laws and statistical explanation, he offers a novel account of physical randomness. The transition from the "reviewed view" of scientific explanation (that explanations are arguments) to the causal/mechanical model requires fundamental rethinking of basic explanatory concepts.

Production of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon Salmo Salar in Natural Waters

Production of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon  Salmo Salar  in Natural Waters Author R. John Gibson
ISBN-10 0660149540
Release 1993
Pages 262
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Up-to-date information, knowledge and research in progress in scientific fields related to natural production of juvenile Atlantic salmon and some other ecologically similar fluvial salmonids is contained in the 25 papers and 12 abstracts contained in this publication, which were prepared for an international symposium held in St. John's, Newfoundland. Studies relate to stream ecology, invertebrates and predators, habitat improvement, competitive effects, behaviour and dispersal, habitat and production of juvenile salmon, population dynamics and relationships of juvenile salmon estimates to smolt yields. A list of participants at the conference is also provided.