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River monsters : true stories of the ones that didn't get away / Jeremy Wade.

Wade, Jeremy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780306819803 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0306819805 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
  • Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Why some fishermen's tales are true -- Goonch -- Wels -- Goliath tigerfish -- Piranha -- Arapaima -- Piraiba -- Candiru -- Nile perch -- Alligator gar -- Freshwater shark -- River stingray -- The Lake Iliamna monster -- Snakehead -- River shark revisited -- Bol kata -- Electric eel -- Sawfish -- Captain Cook's man-eater -- Epilogue: What else is down there?
Summary, etc.:
A companion to the Animal Planet series "River Monsters" highlights the most shocking creatures the author has come across in his travels as an extreme fisherman.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: River monsters (Television program)
Dangerous fishes.
Freshwater fishes.
Genre: Electronic books.

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