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Table Of Contents

Units and Terms Used in the Text
A Note on Anecdotal and Quantitative Harvest Statistics
Chapter 1. Shifting Baselines in the Chesapeake Bay, the Immense Protein Factory
Chapter 2. Why the Chesapeake Bay Was So Productive and What's Changed
Chapter 3. The Spring Fishery for Shad and River Herring: A Hectic Scramble
Chapter 4. The World's Greatest Oyster Fishery: An Expansion, Then a Crash
Chapter 5. Diamond-backed Terrapins: From Pig Food to Gourmet Delight to Protected Species
Chapter 6. Uncontrolled Market Hunting of Waterfowl: A Mass Slaughter
Chapter 7. Sturgeon: A Prehistoric High Jumper Fell from Memory
Chapter 8. Blue Crabs Hung On
Chapter 9. Have Diminished Animal Abundances Remodeled the Bay's Food Webs?
Appendix. Fishing Gear and Methods
Further Reading

Shifting Baselines in the Chesapeake Bay
An Environmental History
Publication Date: 1 Nov 2018
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 7" x 10"
Page Count: 168 pages
Illustrations: 1 color illus, 57 b&w illus., 4 maps
ISBN: 9781421426549