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Bibliography of the fishes of the Pacific Ocean of the United States to the end of 1879

Theodore Gill

Bibliography of the fishes of the Pacific Ocean of the United States to the end of 1879

by Theodore Gill

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Published by G.P.O. in Washingto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Pacific Coast -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Theodore Gill.
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesBulletin of the United States National Museum -- no. 12, Bulletin (United States National Museum) -- no. 12.
    ContributionsUnited States National Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14754214M

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    The Pacific Ocean’s average depth is the greatest of any ocean, and it also contains the deepest known oceanic trenches. The deepest, the Mariana Trench, with a depth of ab feet (11, meters), has a greater vertical dimension than the world’s highest mountain—Mount Everest, at . Some estimates report the world’s oceans are home to 20, species of fish. Ocean fishes come in all shapes, sizes, colors and live in drastically different depths and temperatures. Despite this diversity, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization reported in that % of fish stocks are fully fished or overfished.

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Full text of "Bibliography of the Fishes of the Pacific Coast of the United States to the End of " See other formats. Bibliography of the fishes of the Pacific coast of the United States to the end of [Theodore Gill; Smithsonian Institution.] -- The scientific literature relative to the fishes of the western coast of North America is of unusually recent, as well as rapid, growth.

Nothing exact was known till the present century had far. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Since the end of World War II, the United States has consciously pursued a policy of encouraging more and more and more fishing, a policy that had little to do with the needs or interests of fishermen (much less fish) and everything to do with U.S.

strategic and economic interests. Not surprisingly, fishermen and fish suffered the consequences. The list of shipwrecks in includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.

You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.

Atsquare kilometers (63, square miles) in area (as defined with an Antarctic. The First Transcontinental Railroad (known originally as the "Pacific Railroad" and later as the "Overland Route") was a 1,mile (3, km) continuous railroad line constructed between and that connected the existing eastern U.S.

rail network at Council Bluffs, Iowa with the Pacific coast at the Oakland Long Wharf on San Francisco Bay. About Pacific Ocean: The Facts: Area: 64, sq mi (, sq km). Max. depth: 10, m (35, ft). Major ports and cities: Panama City, San José, Acapulco. Range: Pacific Ocean: Honshu, Japan south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia; east in Oceania to the Hawaiian Islands, all the islands of French Polynesia, and the Pitcairn Islands.

In the eastern Pacific, from Clipperton Island. Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {Reports of explorations and surveys: to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.

More than species are described in detail, with more than illustrations. This is the guide for quick, reliable identification of fishes that you'll encounter while fishing, snorkeling, diving, or even strolling along a Pacific Coast beach.

The Transcontinental Railroad unified the United States. Onthe presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads meet in Promontory, Utah, and drive a ceremonial last.

For further information concerning the publication of the work and a list of serial numbers assigned to the volumes in the Congressional series of documents, see Checklist of United States public docu "The quarto edition [of the Pacific Railroad Reports] began to appear in. Pacific Ocean, body of salt water extending from the Antarctic region in the south to the Arctic in the north and lying between the continents of Asia and Australia on the west and North and South America on the east.

Its area, excluding adjacent seas, encompasses about million square miles. Best book I know of regarding information about fishes of the Pacific coast where I lived and dove for 20 years. More information on the fishes than any other reference I am aware of. 1st edition has only line drawings but 2nd has a few color plates including one of the author's tattoo of a deep water angler s:   A Long History of Pacific Ocean Radiological Contamination.

Since the summer of and through the United States detonated over nuclear bombs and hydrogen bombs with the equivalence of over megatons of TNT. In addition the enormous explosive and destructive power of these detonations is the unfathomable amounts of radiation released.

Take your knowledge of fishes to the next level Fishes of the World, Fifth Edition is the only modern, phylogenetically based classification of the worlds fishes. The updated text offers new phylogenetic diagrams that clarify the relationships among fish groups, as well as cutting-edge global knowledge that brings this classic reference up to date.

With this resource, you can classify orders. For an even more detailed collation of both editions, see "Pacific Railroad Reports" pp. in "Wagner-Camp: The Plains & the Rockies, A Critical Bibliography of Exploration, Adventure and Travel in the American West, " 4th Edition, edited by Robert H.

Becker. Chester Nimitz was an admiral's Admiral, considered by many to be the greatest naval leader of the last century. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz assembled the forces, selected the leaders, and - as commander of all U.S.

and Allied air, land, and sea forces in the Pacific Ocean - led the charge one island at a time, one battle at a time, toward victory. “Goodman provides a handsome guide to fishes of the eastern Pacific, from Alaska to Peru including full-color illustrations of species (many in color for the first time).

This guide is designed for fishwatchers, skin and SCUBA divers, anglers, aquarists, students, and tourists.”—Reviews:. These outrages are a global crisis, and the Pacific Ocean is at the heart of it. A new study commissioned by the World Resources Institute estimates half of the marine resources entering illegal international trading networks come from the Pacific, totaling between and million tons of fish stolen from fishermen and coastal nations.

Hawaii’s population center is the most isolated on Earth—more than 2, miles from the United States, 3, miles from Japan, 4, miles from China and 5, miles from the Philippines.When warm water builds up in the western Pacific Ocean, nutrient-rich cold water is drawn up off the west coast of South America and fosters the growth of the fish population.

Endangered species Endangered marine species include the dugong (smaller cousin of the manatee), sea lion, sea otter, seals, turtles, and whales.