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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Empty ocean : plundering the world's marine life /
Author Ellis, Richard
Publisher Island Press/Shearwater Books,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52149302
ISBN 1559639741 (alk. paper)
Subjects Marine animals ; Endangered species
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ERAM  QL121.E5794 2003 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/04/2004
Collation xiv, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-350).
Contents Notes
Gray whales in the Atlantic. Emptying the ocean. Decline of the fisheries -- The plight of the sea turtles -- Missing marine birds. Killing the marine mammals. Steller's legacy -- Slaughter of the southern seals -- Lions and elephants -- Seals -- Little cetaceans in peril -- The tuna-porpoise "problem" -- The hunting of whales. Ecology in trouble. What is killing the coral reefs? -- Deepwater corals -- Biological invaders. Is this the end?