THE COMPLETE FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES. By Jonathan Newdick.

THE COMPLETE FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES. By Jonathan Newdick.

THE SEA-TROUT: A STUDY IN NATURAL HISTORY. By Henry Lamond, Secretary of  the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association.

THE SEA-TROUT: A STUDY IN NATURAL HISTORY. By Henry Lamond, Secretary of the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association.

CARP IN CANADA: BULLETIN 165. By Hugh McCrimmon.

1968 1st edition. Large 8vo paperback (172 x 217mm). Ppx,94. B/w photographs, maps, 10 page bibliography.

This is an interesting collection of papers reporting carp research in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. The authors are keen to limit the (introduced) carp population, largely by encouraging carp fishing ("angling, spearing and bow-fishing") and increasing public consumption of commercially harvested carp (1,100 tons p/a at time of publication). Chapters include: Summary of carp biology; Origin of carp in North America; Intentional introduction of carp to Canadian waters; Distribution of carp in Canada; The commercial fishery; Marketing; The sport fishery; Fisheries legislation pertaining to the carp; Effects of native biota; Control methods - sport fishing gear, commercial fishing gear, commercial fishing techniques, fences and barriers, electrofishing, toxicants, water level control; Summary.
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Author McCrimmon (H.R.).
Book Code 6932
ISBN No ISBN.
Book Description Some use, soiling to cover, title-page inscription else solidly intact, second-hand paperback.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 1968
Publisher FRB of Canada.
Place Ottawa.