Fish

Fish

by John Dawes

Hardcover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785819707
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication date: 08/28/2014
Series: Animal Fact File Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 4.32(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.98(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction     4
Fish Ancestors
Sea Squirts and Salps Lancelets     6
Jawless Fish and Cartilaginous Fish
Hagfish and Lampreys Elephant Fish     7
Whale Shark Tasseled Wobbegong     8
Dogfish Gray Reef Shark     9
Tiger Shark Hammerheads     10
Megamouth Shark Basking Shark     11
Great White Shark Great-Tooth Sawfish     12
Thornback Ray Common Stingray     13
Spotted Eagle Ray Manta Ray     14
Lobe-Finned Fish
Coelacanth Lungfish     15
Sturgeons, Garfish, and Allies
Bichirs and Ropefish Baltic or Common Sturgeon     16
Beluga American Paddlefish     17
Longnose Gar Bowfin     18
Eels, Bonytongues, and Allies
European and American Eels False Moray Eels     19
Moray Eels Snipe Eels     20
Conger Eels Swallower, Gulper, and Pelican Eels     21
Atlantic Tarpon Arapaima     22
Dragonfish African Knifefish     23
Elephantnoses and Whales Aba Aba     24
Herrings, Sardines, and Allies
Anchovies Herring     25
Carp, Catfish, and Allies
Electric Eel Barbs     26
Common Carp Goldfish     27
Gudgeon Danios, Rasboras, and Allies     28
Bitterlings Minnows and Dace     29
North American Suckers Clown Loach     30
Weather Loach Headstanders     31
Freshwater Hatchetfish African Tetras     32
Predator Tetras and South American Darters Piranhas, Silver Dollars, and Pacus     33
North American Freshwater Catfish Walking Catfish     34
Electric Catfish Upside-Down Catfish     35
Pikes, Salmon, and Allies
Pikes and Pickerels Graylings     36
Char Huchen or Danube Salmon     37
Atlantic Salmon Sockeye Salmon     38
Sea, Brown, Brook, Lake Trout Rainbow Trout     39
Dragons, Oars, and Other Deep-Sea Groups
Barbeled Dragonfish Marine Hatchetfish     40
Lizardfish Crestfish     41
Ribbonfish Oarfish     42
Cod, Anglerfish, and Allies
Cavefish Cod and Haddock     43
Toadfish Goosefish     44
Frogfish Deep-Sea Anglerfish     45
Perchlike Fish and Allies
Ricefish and Allies Flying Fish, Needlefish, Sauries     46
Topminnows and Killifish Four-Eyed Fish and Allies     47
Guppies, Swordtails, and Lampeyes Fangtooths and Allies     48
Dories and Allies Sticklebacks     49
Sea Horses, Pipefish, and Allies Gurnards      50
Sculpins, Poachers, and Allies Dottybacks and Allies     51
Remoras and Allies Jacks, Pompanos, and Allies     52
Porgies and Breams Archerfish     53
Butterflyfish Angelfish     54
Chameleonfish and Leaffish Gouramis     55
Cichlids Wrasses     56
Parrotfish Gobies     57
Barracudas Mackerels and Tunas     58
Swordfish and Marlins Flounders     59
Triggerfish and Filefish Boxfish and Cowfish     60
Puffers and Porcupinefish Molas     61
Glossary     62
Further Reading/Web Sites     62
Index     63

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