The Deep Range Author:Arthur C. Clarke Don Burley - hero of tomorrow, tall, handsome...and shepherd of the mammoth whale herds which graze the seas, growing fat and healthy and ripe for man's dinner table. — And Walt Franklin - mystery man of The Reefs. What secret from his past waited to plunge him into a life-and-death struggle with the sea? Could he conquer the old terror that kept... more » him apart from his fellows and drove him to search for the treasures of the oceans which could change man's future?« less
Interesting near-future idea of humans herding whales for use as meat. Lots of solid science, especialy ecological principles, for a book writtne in 1957. Clarke has always been good at writing hard science fiction.