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Billion-dollar fish : the untold story of Alaska pollock / Kevin M. Bailey.

Title
Billion-dollar fish : the untold story of Alaska pollock / Kevin M. Bailey.
Author
Bailey, Kevin McLean,
Publication
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2013]
  • ©2013

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Description
x, 271 pages, 18 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, map; 24 cm
Subject
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-263) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Introduction : white gold fever -- A historical background : from an inexhaustible ocean to the three-mile limit -- Fishing the high seas : Japan and the Soviet Union develop the Alaska pollock fishery -- Americanization! : the rush for white gold and the developing fishery -- An empty donut hole : the great collapse of a north pacific pollock stock -- Viking invasion : Norway's link to the pollock industry -- A new fish on the block : advancing knowledge of pollock biology -- A new ocean : changing concepts of ocean production and management of fisheries -- Factories of doom : the pollock fishing industry clashes with the environment -- All in the family : Olympic fishing and domestic strife in the industry -- Bridge over troubled water : tranquility after the American Fisheries Act -- Alaska pollock's challenging future.
ISBN
  • 9780226022345 (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 022602234X (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 9780226022482 (e-book) (canceled/invalid)
  • 022602248X (e-book) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
^^2012044795
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library