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Tarpons. Biology, Ecology, Fisheries

By: Spotte, Stephen S

Price: £110.00

Inventory number: 979713

ISBN: 1119185491

Condition: New<br>

2016. 28cm. Pp.332. Hardbound. Tarpons arose from an ancient lineage, and just two species exist today, confined to the tropics and subtropics: Megalops atlanticus in the western and eastern Atlantic and Megalops cyprinoides distributed widely across the Indo-west Pacific. The Atlantic tarpon is considered king of the saltwater sport fishes and supports a multi-billion dollar recreational fishery in the U.S. alone. The Pacific tarpon, which is much smaller, is less valued by anglers. Both have limited commercial value but offer considerable potential for future aquaculture because of ... View more info