Marine Fishes: 500+ Essential-to-know Aquarium Species

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Microcosm, 2001 - Nature - 447 pages
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Like a field guide to marine aquarium fishes, this first PocketExpert Guide offers a quick but authoritative reference for identifying, buying, and keeping more than 500 popular saltwater species. Designed by a team of marine enthusiasts and aquarium professionals, this information-packed handbook covers all of the fishes most often seen by hobbyists. "One species per page" listing offers concise, clear advice and data on: scientific and common names, maximum length, range, minimum aquarium size, foods and feeding, aquarium suitability, reef aquarium compatibility, behavior, and captive care advice. Included are all 29 major families and groups of marine aquarium fishes, ranging from angelfishes, butterflyfishes, and cardinalfishes to surgeonfishes, triggerfishes, and wrasses."

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Great book on Marine Life!

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This is a great book for anyone interested in saltwater fish tanks and learning about the various Marine Fishesspecies. Good book to read and a great reference book when learningreading about Saltwater Fish! Read full review

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About the author (2001)

SCOTT W. MICHAEL is a lifelong marine fishkeeper who has become one of the world's leading underwater reef photographers as well as a renowned coral fish researcher. A former aquarium store owner, he has personally kept many of the species he covers in his books and has also observed them in their native habitats. In addition to the four volumes of the Reef Fishes series, he is the author of the bestselling PocketExpert Guide: Marine Fishes and PocketExpert Guide: Reef Aquarium Fishes.He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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