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Het oog van de school : wat we kunnen leren van vissen

Helen Scales (author)

Het oog van de school : wat we kunnen leren van vissen

Vissen bewonen een rijk dat mijlenver verwijderd is van onze belevingswereld. Wilde vis zweeft in zeeën, rivieren en meren, uit het zicht en uit het hart; we zien vissen eigenlijk vooral pas als ze op ons bord liggen. Maar onze relatie met deze geschubde wezens gaat veel dieper dan roofdier versus prooi. Vanaf het allereerste moment dat Helen Scales zich onderdompelde in hun vloeibare wereld, bese
Subject
Vissen
Title
Het oog van de school : wat we kunnen leren van vissen
Author
Helen Scales
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Eye of the shoal : a fishwatcher's guide to life, the oceans, and everything
Publisher
Amsterdam: Nijgh & Van Ditmar, 2018
284 p. (ePub2) : ill.
ISBN
9789038805382
Placing suggestion
598.1 (SISO) Vissen ; Vissen (ZIZO)

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About Helen Scales

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Helen Scales is a British marine biologist, broadcaster, and writer.

Her 2009 book Poseidon's Steed, on seahorses, was described by the reviewer for The Economist as "a fascinating book ... Scales ... explains the myth, biology and ecology of what the Victorians called 'queer fish'." while in National Geographic the reviewer called it "a compelling book about seahorses that makes the case not only for these odd fish but also for the entire ocean."

Scales was awarded a Ph.D. from St John's College, Cambridge in 2005; her thesis title was Exploitation of coral reef fish for the live reef fish trade. She also studied at St John's as an undergraduate and holds an M.Sc in Tropical Coastal Management from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Scales is a tutor for the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

In October 2011 she appeared on BBC Radio 4's The Museum of Curiosit…Read more on Wikipedia