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Author Spitzer, Mark, 1965- author

Title Return of the gar / Mark Spitzer
Edition Edition:first
Published Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, 2015
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Series Number 3 in the Southwest nature writing series
Southwestern nature writing series ; no. 3
Contents Introduction -- The gar returns -- The spawn and beyond: a metaphor for sustaining biodiversity as the deepwater horizon spews into the sea -- Gar vs. sewage: a tragedy of waste -- Finding Judas: the true meaning of "fishing support" -- Enter the next generation -- Gar rodeo in the Cajun swamp: judge not, lest y'all be judged yourself! -- Bromancing the gar: in pursuit of Trinity River seven-footers -- After the Florida gar: navigating the glades of "deep connectivity" -- First-world problems in third-world countries: trolling for tropical gar -- Thailand's lake-monster fisheries: investigating gator gar and arapaima -- Long live the pejelagarto! a culture of aquaculture thriving in Mexico -- Conclusion -- Return of the gar -- Garpendix -- List of illustrations
Notes A sequel to the author's Seasons of the gar (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Spitzer, Mark, 1965-
Alligator gar -- Conservation -- Southern States.
Gars -- Conservation.
Form Electronic book
Author Spitzer, Mark, 1965- Seasons of the gar
ISBN 1574416073 (electronic bk.)
9781574416077 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)