National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

By National Audubon Society   |   Published On: May 21, 2002
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The National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes is a complete guide for the professional and beginner fish enthusiast alike. Covering both freshwater and saltwater species of fish, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the National Audubon Society's acclaimed field guides.

Within the pages, you’ll find 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps, making it the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. It features 635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 additional species, 723 full-color identification photographs, a visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification, range map for each species, and a helpful glossary of useful terms.

About the Author

Incorporated in 1905, the National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that uses education and advocacy to advance its mission to conserve and restore natural habitats of birds and wildlife in the United States and across the Americas. Audubon also produces bestselling descriptive field guides on a wide variety of nature-related topics.

James D. Williams has authored many trusted and comprehensive marine life guides, including Freshwater Mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee and Freshwater Mussels of Florida.

Carter Rowell Gilbert is a research ichthyologist who came from a family steeped in natural science, raised by a botanist father and biologist mother. His work includes discovering new fish species, fossil species and freshwater zoogeography.

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  • Item Number
    130872
  • Dimensions
    7.9 x 4.3 x 1.5 inches
  • Weight
    1.3 pounds
  • ISBN-13

    9780375412240

  • Pages

    896

  • Format

    Hardcover

  • ISBN-10

    0375412247

  • Author

    National Audubon Society, James D. Williams, Carter Rowell Gilbert

  • Publication Date

    May 21, 2002

  • Publisher

    Penguin Random House

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    I bought this book for a friend's child who adores fish and she loves it. The pictures are awesome and it's incredibly detailed information, easy to understand.

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