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➩ Swordfish Ebook ➯ Author Richard Ellis – Opel-rallye.de A perfect fish in the evolutionary sense the broadbill swordfish derives its name from its distinctive bill—much longer and wider than the bill of any other billfish—which is flattened into the swA perfect fish in the evolutionary sense the broadbill swordfish derives its name from its distinctive bill—much longer and wider than the bill of any other billfish—which is flattened into the sword we all recognize And though the majesty and allure of this warrior fish has commanded much attention—from adventurous sportfishers eager to land one to ravenous diners eager to taste one—no one has yet been bold enough to truly take on the swordfish as a biographer Who better to do so than Richard Ellis a master of marine natural history? Swordfish A Biography of the Ocean Gladiator is his masterly ode to this mighty fighter The swordfish whose scientific name means “gladiator” can take on anyone and anything including ships boats sharks submari.

Nes divers and whales and in this book Ellis regales us with tales of its vitality and strength Ellis makes it easy to understand why it has inspired so many to take up the challenge of epic sportfishing battles as well as the longline fishing expeditions recounted by writers such as Linda Greenlaw and Sebastian Junger Ellis shows us how the bill is used for defense—contrary to popular opinion it is not used to spear prey but to slash and debilitate like a skillful saber fencer Swordfish he explains hunt at the surface as well as thousands of feet down in the depths and like tuna and some sharks have an unusual circulatory system that gives them a significant advantage over their prey no matter the depth in which they hunt Their adaptability enables th.

swordfish book Swordfish PDF/EPUBNes divers and whales and in this book Ellis regales us with tales of its vitality and strength Ellis makes it easy to understand why it has inspired so many to take up the challenge of epic sportfishing battles as well as the longline fishing expeditions recounted by writers such as Linda Greenlaw and Sebastian Junger Ellis shows us how the bill is used for defense—contrary to popular opinion it is not used to spear prey but to slash and debilitate like a skillful saber fencer Swordfish he explains hunt at the surface as well as thousands of feet down in the depths and like tuna and some sharks have an unusual circulatory system that gives them a significant advantage over their prey no matter the depth in which they hunt Their adaptability enables th.

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PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ Richard Ellis is a celebrated authority on marine biology and America’s foremost marine life artist whose work has been exhibited worldwide His nine books include The Search for the Giant Suid a Publishers Weekly 1998 Best Book of the Year Great White Shark Encyclopedia of the Sea Men and Whales Monsters of the Sea Deep Atlantic The Book of Whales and Imagining Atlantis

8 thoughts on “Swordfish

  1. Heather Clitheroe Heather Clitheroe says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBThings I've learned swordfish can warm their brains They have no teeth as adults but do as juveniles They're rather stabby They are riddled with worms and parasites They may be subject to hormonal rages They like to bask in the sun Probably than I really ever needed to know about swordfish but do you really need a reason for learning about a creature that has a built in brain warmer? I think not


  2. Bill Bill says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBRichard Ellis writes his natural history biographies as a series of facts with little narrative and many people may find this annoying I've always enjoyed this approach Ellis packs in facts per page in his books than would be allowable by the personal narrative form couldThe only chapter in Swordfish that contains a personal narrative Chapter 10 Benchley and Ellis Swordfishermen is the shortest chapter in the book and despite the all star cast Peter Benchley shark fisherman Frank Mundus and Ellisis a little dull After briefly telling the story of hocking a swordfish aboard Cricket II Ellis finds the ground on which he is comfortable ans ends the chapter discussing the decreasing sizes of swordfish caught since that day in 1975 The final chapter The Swordfish and Global Warming is about global warming in general and only ends with an almost tacked on discussion of how climate change may affect swordfish populations But the bulk of this chapter se


  3. Quinby6696 Frank Quinby6696 Frank says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBIf someone were really interested in swordfish and wanted to read a book about them then this would be the book for this person I do not fit that category I learned far about swordfish than To be fair the ecological parts were pretty interesting I learned about long line fishing and the Permian Extinction and other things I knew nothing about but mostly the book just brought back not so pleasant memories of being dragged aboard deep sea fishing boats in Florida by my grandfather an avid sport fisherman and sitting for hours in a chair in excruciating heat holding a pole There was one especially gruesome day when I got seasick early on and knew there would be 8 hours before I co


  4. Andres Andres says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBThe research that is presented of the swordfish are indeed extremely interesting however much is still unknown and at some points pure speculations Even


  5. Michael Michael says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBLots of typos to spice up the long paraphrased excerpts of fishing stories scientific inuiries and slack jawed affection towards an enigma the author has not solved only gathered the pieces of and strung one after the next in a long line of hyperbole and contradictionExample After citing so many sources on the Swordfish's adaptation to and need for deep cold water Ellis states no living species seems threatened by the warming of the world's oceans Page 236


  6. Ann Ann says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBTop 5 Science and Nature PLA


  7. Jordyn Boettinger Jordyn Boettinger says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBVery good book on the history and biology of billfishes mainly swordfish and marlins Another great book by Richard Ellis always a go to author for me


  8. Milt Milt says:

    PDF opel rallye.de Õ Swordfish eBook ¸ swordfish book, Swordfish PDF/EPUBUofC free e book mini read repetitive yet pertinent warning of warming and overuse by human greed and need needed an editor and a proofreader


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