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The evolution of fish

Author: Carol Hand
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019]
Series: Animal evolution
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores what we know about fish evolution, from theories of the past to recent breakthroughs in research, and also looks at the science behind the research, from studying fossils to analyzing DNA. -- Adapted from publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Hand
ISBN: 9781532116643 1532116640
OCLC Number: 1050616092
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.
Contents: From fish to tetrapods --
Hagfish and lampreys --
Sharks, skates, and rays --
Lobe-finned fish and tetrapods --
The first bony fish --
Modern orders of bony fish --
Early teleost groups --
The Percomorph clade --
Fish evolution today.
Series Title: Animal evolution
Responsibility: by Carol Hand ; content consultant Dr. W. Leo Smith, Biodiversity Institute and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas.

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This book explores what we know about fish evolution, from theories of the past to recent breakthroughs in research, and also looks at the science behind the research, from studying fossils to analyzing DNA. -- Adapted from publisher's description.

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Information galore in this book about fish

by lindsaylamar (WorldCat user published 2019-04-04) Very Good Permalink

This book covers a LOT of information about the evolution of fish. Not all pages feature pictures, but the pictures used throughout are attractive. This book would be useful for 4th grade and up, unless you have a passionate younger student, as the book itself is text heavy. That being said, it provides...
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