The Basking Shark in Scotland, Natural History, Fishery and Conservation

By: Fairfax, D

Price: £12.99

Quantity: 27 available


Tuckwell Press, first (only) edn., 1998. 25cm. Pp.xvi,206. Frontispiece, 61 photos & figures. 9 maps. Hardbound.

Based on archival sources, early historical works and interviews with surviving shark hunters The Basking Shark in Scotland covers the anatomy of the Basking shark, its biology in so far as it is known, and the history of its fishery for liver oil (first used as a lamp fuel, then later as a source of industrial chemicals) and fins (for the Asian food market). Published price GBP16.99, nearly 20 years ago.

Acquired as a remainder, we had 300 copies, now fewer than 30 available.

Title: The Basking Shark in Scotland, Natural History, Fishery and Conservation

Author: Fairfax, D

Categories: Marine Fishes,

ISBN: 1862320942

ISBN 13: 9781862320949

Condition: New

Inventory number: 003753

Keywords: 9781862320949. The Basking Shark in Scotland