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Author Schweid, Richard, 1946-

Title Eel / Richard Schweid
Published London : Reaktion Books, 2009


Description 1 online resource (184 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Animal
Animal (Reaktion Books)
Contents Eel Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1 The Eel Question; 2 Endangered Eel; 3 Classical Eel; 4 Puritans and Victorians; 5 Sniggling; 6 Cultured Eel, Cultural Eel; Timeline of the Eel; References; Select Bibliography; Associations and Websites; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index
Summary When pulled from the mud of creeks, ponds, rivers, or the sea, the eel, with its slick, snake-like body, emerges as an extremely mundane and even unappealing fish. But don't let the appearance fool you--the eel has been one of the world's favorite foods si
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-175) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Eels.
Eel fisheries.
Cooking (Eels)
Human-animal relationships.
Fishes in art.
Fishing in art.
Freshwater fishes.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Ichthyology & Herpetology.
NATURE -- Animals -- Fish.
Cooking (Eels)
Eel fisheries
Fishes in art
Fishing in art
Freshwater fishes
Human-animal relationships
Ål i konsten.
Ål i litteraturen.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781861897473