By Merry D. Camhi, Ellen K. Pikitch, Elizabeth A. Babcock
This significant and intriguing name represents the 1st authoritative quantity focussed on pelagic (open ocean) sharks as a bunch. almost each pelagic shark professional on the earth has contributed to this landmark ebook along with the most recent facts and information on pelagic shark biology, fisheries, administration, and conservation. Pelagic sharks face unparalleled degrees of exploitation in the entire world's oceans via either direct fisheries and by-catch, and powerful administration for those species is contingent upon reliable technological know-how and knowledge, which this ebook brings jointly for the 1st time. All these inquisitive about shark biology must have a replica of this publication.
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Sharks of the Open Ocean by Merry D. Camhi, Ellen K. Pikitch, Elizabeth A. Babcock