Item description for National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes by Carter R. Gilbert & James D. Williams...
Overview Highlighted by more than 1,600 new color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps, this thoroughly revised field guide to North American fishes includes detailed profiles of 657 fish species, along with notes on 764 more, all-new maps forHighlighted by more than 1,600 new color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps, this thoroughly revised field guide to North American fishes includes detailed profiles of 657 fish species, along with notes on 764 more, all-new maps for fresh- and saltwater species, identification tips, and other features. 50,000 first printing. fresh- and saltwater species, identification tips, and other features. 50,000 first printing.
Publishers Description 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
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.
Citations And Professional Reviews National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes by Carter R. Gilbert & James D. Williams has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2011 page 328
American Reference Bks Annual - 01/01/2003 page 637
Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2007 page 257
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 430
Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 286
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.68" Width: 3.86" Height: 1.3" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date May 21, 2002
ISBN 0375412247 ISBN13 9780375412240
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More About Carter R. Gilbert & James D. Williams
DAVID M. LUDLUM was a distinguished historian on American weather. He is the founder of the magazineWeatherwise.Born in East Orange, New Jersey in 1910, he studied at the University of California at Berkeley and Princeton Univeristy. He died in May 1997 at the age of eighty-six. RONALD L. HOLLE received his B.S. and M.S. in meteorology from Florida State University. He now serves as ameteorological consultant in Oro Valley, Arizona. RICHARD A. KEEN is a meteorology instructor at the University of Colorado."
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NAS Field Guide; Fishes Jan 12, 2008
I have been buying two NAS Field Guides for my grandson each year for the past five years. One for his birthday and one for Christmas. I love these books and use many of my copies regularly to identify everything I find and don't know what it is. I want my grandson to be as keen on the earth and the world around him as I have been. This is another excellent field guide to keep him informed. An excellent book as are all the National Audubon Society's books.
North American Fishes Field Guide Review Nov 10, 2006
These are excellent books for the beginning entomologist.....they offer a lot of valuable infomation about a limited number of species