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Encyclopedia of fishes

Author: John R Paxton; William N Eschmeyer; David Kirshner
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Academic, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Revealing the world of fishes, this text incorporates scientific research and presents a comprehensive overview of their lives. It contains over 200 photographs and 150 illustrations, diagrams and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Paxton; William N Eschmeyer; David Kirshner
ISBN: 0125476655 9780125476652
OCLC Number: 781236038
Notes: Previous ed.: 1995.
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: F.H. Talbot, Foreword. The World of Fishes: K.F. Liem, Introducing Fishes. S.H. Weitzman, Classifying Fishes. L. Grande, Fishes Through the Ages. J.R. Paxton, Habitats and Adaptations. J.K. Parrish, Fish Behavior. P.C. Almada-Villela, Endangered Species. Kinds of Fishes: I.C. Potter, Jawless Fishes. J. Stevens and P.R. Last, Sharks, Rays, And Chimaeras. M.N. Bruton, Lungfishes and Coelacanth. E.O. Wiley, Bichirs and Their Allies. P.H. Greenwood, Bonytongues and Their Allies. J.E. Mccosker, Eels and Their Allies. G. Nelson, Sardines and Their Allies. K.E. Banister, Carps and Their Allies. S.H. Weitzman and R.P. Vari, Characins and Their Allies. C.J. Ferraris, Jr., Catfishes and Knifefishes. R.M. Mcdowall, Salmons and Their Allies. W.L. Fink, Dragonfishes and Their Allies. R.K. Johnson and W.N. Eschmeyer, Lizardfishes and Their Allies. P.A. Hulley, Lanternfishes. D.M. Cohen, Troutperches and Their Allies. D.M. Cohen, Codfishes and Their Allies. J.G. Nielsen, Cuskeels and Their Allies. J.B. Hutchins, Toadfishes. E. Bertelsen, Anglerfishes. J.C. Briggs, Clingfishes. B.B. Collette and N.V. Parin, Flyingfishes and Their Allies. L.R. Parenti, Killifishes and Ricefishes. G.R. Allen, Silversides and Their Allies. J.E. Olney, Oarfishes and Their Allies. J.R. Paxton, Squirrelfishes and Their Allies. C. Karrer and H.-C. John, Dories and Their Allies. J. Wilder Orr and T.W. Pietsch, Pipefishes and Their Allies. K.F. Liem, Swampeels. W.N. Eschmeyer, Scorpionfishes and Their Allies. G.D. Johnson and A.C. Gill, Perches and Their Allies. J.E. Randall, Groupers, Seabasses, And Their Allies. P.H. Greenwood, Cichlids. G.R. Allen, Damselfishes. J.H. Choat and D.R. Bellwood, Wrasses and Parrotfishes. V.G. Springer, Blennies. D.F. Hoese, Gobies. F. Chapleau and K. Amaoka, Flatfishes. K. Matsuura and J.C. Tyler, Triggerfishes and Their Allies. Index. Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: consultant editors, John R. Paxton and William N. Eschmeyer; illustrations by David Kirshner.

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"You don't have to be Jacques Cousteau to find yourself eye to eye with a sea horse. Hundreds of photographs in "Encyclopedia of Fishes" (Academic Press) depict the habits and habitats of more kinds Read more...

 
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