Salmon (Animal)

Salmon (Animal)


Every 12 months, wild salmon trip countless numbers of miles upstream. they struggle fierce river currents, jump over rocks and small waterfalls, and die by means of the millions of hunger, disorder, and publicity to chilly. whether they surmount those stumbling blocks, the fish threat changing into dinner for hungry predators like bears, birds, and people. Guided by means of a willing feel of scent, the survivors shuttle to their unique hatching grounds, the place they breed, spawn, and quick die.

Salmon unearths this awesome existence cycle to be simply a part of the bigger tale of those attention-grabbing fish. The cultural lifetime of salmon, Peter Coates explains, is wealthy with myths approximately “the king of fish,” from lands as different as Nova Scotia, Norway, Korea, and California. Coates’s background info the salmon’s loved symbolic that means in addition to its present prestige because the ignoble manufactured from fish hatcheries. Encompassing evolutionary, ecological, and cultural views, Salmon is the suitable ebook for somebody who has ever eaten or attempted to trap this delightful—and delectable—fish. 

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