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for people who care about the West

Atlas of Pacific Salmon

  Atlas of Pacific Salmon
Xanthippe Augerot
150 pages, hardcover: $34.95
University of California Press and State of the Salmon, 2005.

As far-ranging as the salmon itself, this book examines the state of Oncorhynchus species on both sides of the North Pacific. Packed with colorful maps, photos and graphics, the work is science-based but readable and engaging. Augerot, a noted salmon researcher, describes the places that salmon use and the people who share those places, and puts forth an ecosystem approach to saving these iconic fish.