Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide

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University of California Press, Mar 1, 1995 - Science - 284 pages
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Engagingly written, with both learning and humor, Fish bridges the gap between purely pictorial books and scholarly texts, and provides a succinct summary of fish biology and conservation for students and fish enthusiasts.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Fish from the Outside
13
3 Fish from the Inside
35
4 Behavior
47
5 Diversity
65
6 Ecology
99
7 Trout Streams
116
8 Warmwater Streams
131
11 Estuaries
163
12 Between the Tides
173
13 The Continental Shelf and Beyond
184
14 Tropical Reefs
197
15 Conservation
211
16 Resources for the Aquatic Naturalist
234
Illustration Credits and Acknowledgments
249
Bibliography for Illustrations
261

9 Lakes and Reservoirs
142
10 Ponds
156

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About the author (1995)

Peter B. Moyle is coauthor of Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology (1988). He is Professor of Fisheries Biology at the University of California, Davis. Chris Mari van Dyck, who trained as a fish biologist, is a professional illustrator living in McAllen, Texas.

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