A highly readable and dilligently researched up-to-date survey of what is known and not known about Pacific salmon, steelhead, and cutthroat trout. This book is timely too, since unique policy discussions are currently taking place focusing on the protection and management of these noble fish in the Northwest.
(Salmon Trout Steelheader
Quinn has assembled a work destined to become a milestone in salmon literature. Based on cutting-edge research, it offers the most detailed explanation of salmon life history and behavior to appear in print.
(The Seattle Times
[This] is perhaps the finest compilation of information on this fascinating group of fish.
The new Bible for those fascinated by wild salmon, whether personally or professionally.
A readable book aimed not only at scientists and academics but also at ordinary people who just want to learn more about these ecologically and economically important animals. Salmon have played such a prominent role in our social and ecological history: let us arm ourselves with knowledge of their fascinating life histories and ecological importance as we fight for their conservation and survival into the future.
No book on salmon and salmon ecosystems is as well integrated or as up to date as this one. Thomas Quinn has brought together a wealth of information on salmon behavior, life history, and ecology.
(Peter Bisson, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service)
No book on salmon and salmon ecosystems is as well integrated or as up-to-date as this one. Thomas Quinn has brought together a wealth of information on salmon behaviour, life history, and ecology. (Peter Bisson, Pacific Northwest Research Station, US Forest Service)
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