River monsters [electronic resource] : true stories of the ones that didn't get away / Jeremy Wade.
By: Wade, Jeremy.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2011Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 273 p.,  p. of plates) : col. ill.ISBN: 9780306819803 (electronic bk.); 0306819805 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: River monsters (Television program) Subject(s): Dangerous fishes | Freshwater fishes | Fishing | River monsters (Television program)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: River monsters.DDC classification: 597.176 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold
A companion to the Animal Planet series "River Monsters" highlights the most shocking creatures the author has come across in his travels as an extreme fisherman.
Introduction: Why some fishermen's tales are true -- Goonch -- Wels -- Goliath tigerfish -- Piranha -- Arapaima -- Piraiba -- Candiru -- Nile perch -- Alligator gar -- Freshwater shark -- River stingray -- The Lake Iliamna monster -- Snakehead -- River shark revisited -- Bol kata -- Electric eel -- Sawfish -- Captain Cook's man-eater -- Epilogue: What else is down there?
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268).
Description based on print version record.