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Angler's Guide to Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico

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This book is a given for recreational and commercial fishermen as well as anyone who loves the outdoors! Since most anglers identify their fish by reviewing illustrations rather than using scientific keys, the authors have succeeded in making fishing easier by providing superb illustrations and detailed diagnostics for fish identification.

This valuable, one-stop reference tool for everyday anglers, fisheries experts, biologists, and outdoors ...

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Overview

This book is a given for recreational and commercial fishermen as well as anyone who loves the outdoors! Since most anglers identify their fish by reviewing illustrations rather than using scientific keys, the authors have succeeded in making fishing easier by providing superb illustrations and detailed diagnostics for fish identification.

This valuable, one-stop reference tool for everyday anglers, fisheries experts, biologists, and outdoors writers includes:

ï Intensively researched information on 207 species of saltwater fish
ï Essential data on each species' habitat, identification, typical size, and food value
ï Conversational language for easy reading

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589803886
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 419,714
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

JERALD HORST is a retired fisheries expert who taught fisheries science at Louisiana State University for more than 30 years.

Mike Lane is the creator of the Web sites RodnReel.com and RodnGun.com, which were among the first fishing Web sites in the United States. Lane has explored the Gulf of Mexico to depths exceeding 7,000 feet as a ROV pilot. He is past vice president and current board member of the Louisiana Outdoors Writers Association and a member of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association. Laneís home overlooks the Mississippi River in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Duane Raver's extensive background as a fisheries biologist and artist includes working for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and serving as editor of Wildlife in North Carolina magazine. Raverís artwork has appeared in books and magazines, on posters, and throughout numerous publications. In 2002, he was presented with the North Carolina Governorís Conservation Achievement Award. He lives in Garner, North Carolina.

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