Reef Fishes: A Guide to Their Identification, Behavior, and Captive Care, Book 1
Microcosm, 1998 - Nature - 624 pages
The definitive work on the dazzling fishes of the world's coral reefs, especially those of interest to marine aquarists. This first volume of a long-anticipated three-volume set covers reef environments, fish behavior, anatomy, taxonomy, and evolution, with hundreds of species accounts and world-class photographs. Reviewers are hailing it as "must have reference" for marine fish enthusiasts, as well as for divers, snorkelers, and coral reef naturalists.
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Foreword by Dr John E Randall
The History Anatomy of Reef Fishes
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adult aggressive algae anal fins Angelfish Antennarius Anthias Anthias Pseudanthias aquar aquarists Aquarium Suitability Index aquarium trade areas Barrier Reef batfishes Biology blennies body bottom brine shrimp Butterflyfish Captive Care section Cardinalfish caudal fin caves color Common Name coral reefs crabs crevices crustaceans Distribution dorsal fin dorsal spine eggs Family feed female Filefish Flashlight Fish fore-reef slopes Frogfish Garden Eel Genera genus Ghost Pipefish gobies grass shrimp groupers Gymnothorax habitats Hamlet Hawaiian hiding places Hypoplectrus individuals invertebrates Islands juvenile lagoon larger Lionfish live food Lizardfish male marine Maximum Length Moray pectoral fins pelvic fins predators prey items Red Sea reef aquarium reef faces reef fishes reef flats Remarks rubble sand Scorpaenopsis Scorpionfish seagrass seahorses small fishes smaller Snake Eel snout Soldierfish spawning species specimens sponges spots Squirrelfish stony corals Subfamily substrate swim tank tankmates Temperature Toadfish Trumpetfish Waspfish Wrasse yellow