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The Resource National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, North America, Carter R. Gilbert, James D. Williams

National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, North America, Carter R. Gilbert, James D. Williams

Label
National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, North America
Title
National Audubon Society field guide to fishes
Title part
North America
Statement of responsibility
Carter R. Gilbert, James D. Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The new National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes contains all new photographs, drawings, and maps, and offers a 45 percent increase in coverage of species of fresh- and saltwater fishes. Its features include: . 750 species photos and 20 inset photos of characteristic distinguishing field marks to aid in identification--all in full color . Comprehensive introductory essays on taxonomy, biology, life cycle, etc. . Detailed accounts of 657 species, with notes on 764 more, for a total of 1,421 species--nearly half again the number of species in the original edition . 366 superb black-and-white line drawings by John Norton, illustrator of the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes . 660 all-new maps, for both fresh- and saltwater species. (The original edition had maps for only freshwater fishes.) In short, this information-packed volume now offers more data, descriptions, and identification guides to North American fishes than ever before: a book to aid fishermen, collectors, naturalists, and students in equal measure. Annotation. Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago. Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. "635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more "723 full-color identification photographs "286 black-and-white illustrations "Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification "Range map for each species "Glossary of useful terms
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
597/.097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL625
LC item number
.G56 2002
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL625
NAL item number
.G56 2002
Label
National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, North America, Carter R. Gilbert, James D. Williams
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Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, whales & dolphins / by the National Audubon Society staff. 1983
  • "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Control code
2098081
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed., 2nd ed., fully rev.
Extent
607 p.
Isbn
9780375412240
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002020773
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48958388
  • (OCoLC)48958388
Label
National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, North America, Carter R. Gilbert, James D. Williams
Link
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, whales & dolphins / by the National Audubon Society staff. 1983
  • "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Control code
2098081
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed., 2nd ed., fully rev.
Extent
607 p.
Isbn
9780375412240
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002020773
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48958388
  • (OCoLC)48958388

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