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Aquarium fish

Author: Dick Mills; Jerry Young
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley ; Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993.
Series: Eyewitness handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive pocket guide to aquarium fish. Packed with over 700 full-color photographs of more than 500 varieties.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Mills; Jerry Young
ISBN: 1564582930 9781564582935 1564582949 9781564582942 0751310212 9780751310214 0751310204 9780751310207
OCLC Number: 27679009
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: How this book works --
What is a fish --
How fish function --
Adapting to the environment --
How fish breed --
Choosing your fish --
Starting an aquarium --
Caring for your fish --
Freshwater habitats --
Freshwater aquariums --
Marine habitats --
Marine aquariums --
How fish are grouped --
Tropical freshwater fishes --
Barbs, danios and rasboras --
Other cyprinids --
Smaller tetras --
Other characins --
Smaller cichlids --
Larger cichlids --
Freshwater angelfishes --
Discus fishes --
Rift valley cichlids --
Anabantids --
Killifishes --
Catfishes --
Loaches --
Other tropical egg-laying fishes --
Livebearers --
Coldwater freshwater fishes --
Single-tailed goldfishes --
Twin-tailed goldfishes --
Koi --
Other coldwater freshwater fishes --
Tropical marine fishes --
Anemonefishes --
Angelfishes --
Butterflyfishes --
Damselfishes --
Surgeons & tangs --
Triggerfishes --
Wrasses --
Sea basses & groupers --
Batfishes & cardinalfishes --
Blennies --
Boxfishes --
Filefishes --
Gobies --
Grunts & hawkfishes --
Jawfishes & lionfishes --
Mandarinfishes --
Moray eels --
Pipefishes --
Porcupinefishes & pufferfishes --
Rabbitfishes & razorfishes --
Squirrelfishes --
Sweetlips --
Zanclidae --
Coldwater marine fishes --
Blennies --
Gobies & clingfishes --
Wrasses --
Scorpionfishes & sea scorpions --
Other coldwater marine fishes.
Series Title: Eyewitness handbooks.
Responsibility: Dick Mills ; photography by Jerry Young ; editorial consultant, Robert Goldstein.

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Each pocket-size volume in the "DK Handbooks" series contains over 500 specially commissioned photographs. A quick reference identification key introduces the reader to the subject and guides him  Read more...

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