The life and times of the Murray Cod.

Stock ID 44392 The life and times of the Murray Cod. Paul Humphries.

Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2023. Octavo, paperback, photographs, colour plates, illustrations, maps.

The Murray cod is Australia’s largest and most iconic freshwater fish. Tales of the species have long been part of Australian folklore and this book describes its history, biology, cultural significance and conservation.

The Life and Times of the Murray Cod reveals the many roles the species has played throughout the history of the continent, from its place at the heart of the Aboriginal creation story of the Murray River, its role as a food source for explorers surveying inland Australia in the early 1800s, to it forming the basis of a commercial fishing industry up to the early 2000s.

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