BC Pacific Salmon
in Amazing British Columbia

On this page: References for BC's Pacific salmon, the S entry in Amazing British Columbia: A Natural History From A To Z

One alphabet book cannot tell everything about BC's Pacfic salmon. The references below include information about the photographer and links to other sites with more information about the salmon

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Mark Kaarremaa, Photographer of the salmon

Protection Island, where Mark Kaarremaa lives, is in the harbour of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Only 300 people live there and they must take a boat ride to get to town. At low tide, they can walk across to Newcastle Island, a provincial park.

From Protection Island, Mark runs Imageplay Photography. (Link opens in a new window).

He has been a photographer for over 20 years. Besides his photo in Amazing British Columbia, he has published over 1000 pieces in places like The New York Times, National Geographic Adventure and The Globe and Mail. He also sells his pictures to media, corporate advertising, and public relations people.
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Other Photos Of Salmon

Flickr has a great selection of salmon photos, from spawning to drying captured salmon. (Opens in a new window)
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Books About Salmon

Here is what I read to learn more about salmon while I was doing the research to write Amazing British Columbia:
  • __________(2000). "Salmon, Pacific" in Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Daniel Francis (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing. pp. 623-625.
  • Cannings, Richard (2000). "Natural History" in Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Daniel Francis (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing. p. 488.
This link takes you to a list of
books about the Pacific salmon. You will even see books about children who are saving the salmon. (This link opens in a new window.)

One of my favourite salmon books for children is the fiction book A Salmon For Simon (Opens in a new window)
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Links To More Information About Salmon

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