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Main Title National Audubon Society field guide to fishes. North America /
Author Gilbert, Carter Rowell,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Williams, James D.
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 48958388
ISBN 0375412247; 9780375412240
Subjects Fishes--North America--Identification. ; Verbreitung ; Nordamerika ; Fische.
Internet Access
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random054/2002020773.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random041/2002020773.html
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
Modified
Checkout
Status
EHBM  QL625.G56 2002 NHEERL/AED Library/Narragansett,RI 11/19/2004 STATUS
EJBR CORE QL625.G56 2002 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/15/2008
ELAM  QL625.G56 2002 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 11/06/2014
ELBM  QL625.G56 2002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/18/2009
EMAR  QL625.N385 2002 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 11/15/2016
ENAR REF QL625.G56 2002 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 09/19/2008
ESAR  QL625.G56 2002 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 10/15/2008
Edition Rev. ed., 2nd ed., fully rev.
Collation 607 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm.
Notes
Revised edition of: National Audubon Society field guide to fishes, whales & dolphins / by the National Audubon Society staff. 1983. "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Contents Notes
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. Saltwater fishes / Carter R. Gilbert -- Freshwater fishes / James D. William.