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Author Rigney, Matt.
Title In pursuit of giants : one man's global search for the last of the great fish / Matt Rigney.
Published New York : Viking, 2012.
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 Floor4  QL620 .R54 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 336 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents book 1. Discovery. In the kingdom of the sapphire waters : Cabo San Lucas, Mexico ; The harpooner's last stand : the northeast peak of Georges Bank -- book 2. Destruction. Introduction : annihilation of a fish ; Whirlwind. Tokyo and Oma, Japan. Port Lincoln, South Australia ; The Warrior in Malta : Greenpeace and the battle in the Mediterranean -- book 3. The primal world. Introduction : in pursuit of giants ; Granders in the Coral Sea : Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia ; The last voyage of Primetime : two hundred miles off the coast of New Zealand.
Summary Presents an account of an offshore tracking adventure while calling for the preservation of the world's great fish, describing encounters with such threatened species as giant marlin, swordfish, and bluefin tuna.
Subject Marine fishes -- Conservation.
Marine fishes -- Ecology.
Rare fishes -- Conservation.
Fish populations -- Research.
Endangered species -- Research.
Wildlife conservation.
Fishing -- History.
Fisheries -- History.
ISBN 9780670023356
OCLC number 746833708