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Selina

  Author:   Don Downer  
  Artist :   Gisele LeBlanc    
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

This book follows one fish as she develops from a tiny pink egg into a full-grown salmon. Selina explores the place she was born so it is imprinted in her brain so she can return to the same river tributary to lay her eggs. She has a narrow escape from becoming food for other, larger fish, birds, eels and even humans. Don Downer is chair of the Aquatic Centre for Research and Education, is involved with the Fish Friends school program, sponsored by the Atlantic Salmon Federation, and does contract work relating to salmon for Fisheries and Oceans.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781897009574
Item CB0077
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onMay 4 2011
Language eng
Pages 37
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 7.5(in)
Shipping weight125(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
DON DOWNER holds an MSc, MEd and PhD. He has worked as a freshwater biologist with the Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans and has a varied background including marine biologist, teacher, principal, university teacher, researcher, business owner and writer. Mr. Downer has written a number of books, including books dealing with Newfoundland resettlement and social history. He loves to spend time navigating Newfoundland’s countless coves and rivers along with his faithful crew.