Fishes: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

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Full-color illustrations of 278 of the most common fresh- and salt-water fishes accompany clear and concise descriptions that tell:

-Where different fishes live and what they eat

-Their sizes, shapes, and other identifying features

-Their intriguing and various ways of life

Fishes is a fascinating guide for everyone interested in learning about underwater life.

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Overview

Full-color illustrations of 278 of the most common fresh- and salt-water fishes accompany clear and concise descriptions that tell:

-Where different fishes live and what they eat

-Their sizes, shapes, and other identifying features

-Their intriguing and various ways of life

Fishes is a fascinating guide for everyone interested in learning about underwater life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582381404
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Series: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 362,706
  • Product dimensions: 4.09 (w) x 6.04 (h) x 0.33 (d)

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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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Table of Contents

Sharks and Rays 20
Sturgeons and Gars 32
Herring-Like Fishes 34
Trouts, Salmons 42
Eels, Minnows, Suckers, and Catfishes 52
Flyingfishes and relatives 67
Cod-Like Fishes 70
Flatfishes 76
Seahorses and relatives 80
Mullets, Silversides, and Barracudas 81
Mackerels And Tunas 84
Jacks 93
Perches, Darters, and Sunfishes 97
Sea Basses and Groupers 106
Snappers, Grunts, and Porgies 112
Croakers, Weakfishes, and Drums 119
Sculpins, Searobins, and Scorpionfishes 124
Wrasses 130
Butterflyfishes and Angelfishes 131
Triggerfishes, Trunkfishes, and Puffers 134
Blennies and Gobies 144
Batfishes, Frogfishes, and Anglers 148
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