Title: Silver Swimmer : The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Lyons & Burford, New York, 1993, ISBN:1558212515
Seller ID: 43434
BUCK, Richard. Silver Swimmer: The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. (New York) : Lyons & Burford, (1993). First Printing. Pp (5),vi-xvi,(2),3-416. 8vo, red spine, with blue boards, cream lettering to spine. "Silver Swimmer is the dramatic chronicle of the monumental struggle to conserve and restore the great Atlantic salmon during the last half of the twentieth century. It if written by the person who led the campaigns and who has been called (by Marshall Field) the man who 'knows more about Atlantic salmon from a conservation point of view than anyone alive today.'" -from the dj. Contents : Foreword (by Ted Williams). Pt. I. A Special Creature. 1. Restoration - Genesis. 2. The Life Cycle. Pt. II. Overexploitation: 1962-1969. 3. Storm Clouds. 4. The Greenland Escalation. 5. The ICNAF Convention. Pt. III. The Salmon War. 6. The Committee on the Atlantic Salmon Emergency.7. Enlisting Public Support. 8. Engaging Denmark. 9. Mission to Copenhagen . 10. Embargo Legislation - The Pelly Amendment. 11. Private-Sector Involvement. 12. Reaching Agreement. 13. The Fate of the Salmon Hangs in the Balance. 14. Reflections on the Salmon War. Pt. IV. Chaos in the North Atlantic.15. RASA - Successor to CASE. 16. Denmark Violates the ICNAF Agreement. 17 . Breaking New Boundaries. 18. The Law of the Sea. 19. River Harvest. Pt. V. Inventing the Salmon Treaty. 20. Towards a Salmon Convention. 21. GettingDown to Business. 22. The Canadian Recalcitrance. 23. The RASA Coup and Th e Final Diplomatic Conference. 24. Ratification of the Treaty. Pt. VI. NASCO 1984-1986. 25. Early Progress. 26. The Mounting Crisis. 27. Buy-Outs. 28.Fishing for Salmon on the High Seas. 29. The Turning Point. 30. NASCO Stum bles. 31. Where Have the Salmon Gone? 32. A Judgment on NASCO. Pt. VII. TheAquaculture of Salmon. 33. Salmon Farming. 34. Interactions - Cultured and Wild Salmon. Pt. VIII. Wild Salmon - The Future. 35. Leadership by Example . 36. Atlantic Salmon in the Global Environment. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00