Pacific Salmon & their Ecosystems: Status and Future Options

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It is more commonly found in lower rivers, bays and estuaries and is usually much smaller than its cousin. For example, the epaulette shark ( H. ocellatum ) hatches at 15 cm (6 inches) in length and attains a maximum length of 107 cm (42 inches). In the majority of these species, fertilisation takes place outside the mother's body, with the male and female fish shedding their gametes into the surrounding water. More people die every year from bee stings, natural disasters or lightning strikes, and tens of thousands die in car and road accidents.

Pages: 685

Publisher: Chapman & Hall; 1997 edition (November 30, 1996)

ISBN: 0412986914

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