National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes: North America

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2002 - Nature - 607 pages
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Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago.

Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America.

•635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more
•723 full-color identification photographs
•286 black-and-white illustrations
•Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification
•Range map for each species
•Glossary of useful terms

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Contents

Introduction
13
Organization of the Guide
26
COLOR PLATES
32
Freshwater Fishes
32
SPECIES ACCOUNTS
32
ltwater Fishes
305
APPENDICES
580
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About the author (2002)

The revision authors are James D. Williams, Research Associate, Florida Museum of Natural History, and Carter R. Gilbert, Curator Emeritus of Fishes of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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