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By P. S. Maitland, R. N. Campbell

An in-depth examine the fish that inhabit the clean waters of england and eire. those contain recognized participants of the salmon relatives, akin to the Atlantic Salmon and the Brown Trout, and the vague whitefish, species of that are restricted to simply a number of lakes. This variation is unique to Fish were a hugely wanted a part of the British fauna on account that Dame Juliana Berners wrote the 1st fishing booklet in 1486, yet have lengthy been neglected via naturalists as part of the British geographical region. during this new quantity within the New Naturalist sequence, Dr Peter Maitland and Niall Campbell, who've either spent an entire life learning and catching fish, take an in-depth examine the fish that inhabit the clean waters of england and eire. those contain recognized contributors of the salmon family members, reminiscent of the Atlantic Salmon and the Brown Trout, and the imprecise whitefish, species of that are restricted to simply a number of lakes. the knowledge that the authors discover supplies a entire evaluate of the existence cycle of fish, even if mundane spawning or the advanced migrations of the Eel and Sea Trout, in addition to info on vitamin, behaviour and ecology. The ebook additionally comprises the hottest id key to either the households and person species of fish, permitting each species of freshwater fish to be conclusively pointed out. in addition to precise descriptions of every relations, there also are seven chapters on extra common topic. those comprise chapters on fish conservation and the way forward for the fish fauna in our state: an indication of the switch in prestige of fish from the pursued to the studied.

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