Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

Author: Edward O. Murdy,John A. Musick,Valerie A. Kells

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 142140768X

Category: Nature

Page: 345

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The only comprehensive field guide to the Chesapeake’s fishes, this book is an indispensable resource for both anglers and students of the Bay. Vivid illustrations by Val Kells complement the expertise of researchers Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick. They describe fishes that inhabit waters ranging from low-salinity estuaries to the point where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Key features of this field guide include• full-color illustrations of more than 200 species• text that is presented adjacent to illustrations for easy reference• detailed descriptions of physical characteristics, range, occurrence in the Bay, reproduction, diet, and statistics from fisheries research• spot illustrations that highlight critical features of certain fish• illustrations of juveniles when they look different from adults• appendices that include identification keys Formatted as a compact field guide for students, scientists, researchers, and fishermen, Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay should be a standard passenger on any boat that plies the Chesapeake’s waters.
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A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes

From Alaska to California

Author: Valerie A. Kells,Luiz A. Rocha,Larry G. Allen

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421418320

Category: Nature

Page: 376

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From the Arctic waters of Alaska to the southern tip of California, this fully illustrated guide captures the stunning diversity of fishes along the western coastlines of the United States and Canada. The combined work of renowned marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Larry G. Allen, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California is this region’s most current and thorough fish identification guide. Whether you are an angler, scuba diver, naturalist, student, or teacher, you will find every fish you’re trying to identify, each shown in lifelike detail. The book’s coverage extends from shallow, brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters. Key features include· Over 950 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and color variants · Descriptions of 157 fish families and almost 700 species· Text presented adjacent to the illustrations· Concise details about the biology, range, and distribution of each species Poised to become your go-to reference, this guide will find a welcome spot on your boat, in your backpack, or on your bookshelf.
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A Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes

North America

Author: Carleton Ray,C. Richard Robins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544530837

Category: Nature

Page: 368

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The more than 1,000 species descriptions in this guide include information on range and habitat such as depths, bottom types, water temperatures, and salinity. The almost 1,100 illustrations use the Peterson Identification System for quick, accurate field identification.
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Life in the Chesapeake Bay

Author: Alice Jane Lippson,Robert L. Lippson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801883385

Category: Nature

Page: 324

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Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Now in its third edition, the book has been updated with a new gallery of thirty-nine color photographs and dozens of new species descriptions and illustrations.
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Guide to Marine Life

Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida

Author: Marty Snyderman,Clay Wiseman

Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications, Inc.

ISBN: 9781881652069

Category: Nature

Page: 284

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A layman's guide to identifying and understanding the marine life while scuba diving.
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Common Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Coast

A Field Guide

Author: Gene M. Silberhorn

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801860812

Category: Nature

Page: 294

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"A superb guidebook for amateur naturalists, students in a variety of ecology-oriented courses, and gardeners who wish to assess new species." -- American Horticulturist
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