Baird's Legacy: The History and Accomplishments of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, 1871-1996

Hobart, W. L., ed.

Published by Seattle: National Marine Fisheries Service, 1966, Seattle, 1966
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Title: Baird's Legacy: The History and ...

Publisher: Seattle: National Marine Fisheries Service, 1966, Seattle

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Pictorial Wraps

Edition: 2nd Printing.


Soft Cover. Pictorial Wraps. 2nd Printing. 10x7.50". Miniscule trace of edgewear, otherwise as new. A fascinating study of the nation's first Federal conservation agency, initiated in 1871, devoted to the protection, study, management, and restoration of fish. This agency was the U. S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, usually known as the Fish Commision, later renamed the Bureau of Fisheries and now known as the National Marine Fisheries Service. Its first commisioner was Spencer Fullerton Baird, assistant secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and an internationally acclaimed scientist. 48 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photos. Size: 10x7.50". Bookseller Inventory # 000514

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