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Author Bailey, Kevin McLean, author

Title Billion-dollar fish : the untold story of Alaska pollock / Kevin M. Bailey
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 271 pages, 18 pages of unnumbered plates) : illustrations, map
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-263) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Pollock fisheries -- History -- 20th century.
Walleye pollock -- Effect of fishing on.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780226022482 (electronic bk.)
022602248X (electronic bk.)