National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes

By James D. Williams; Carter Rowell Gilbert; National Audubon Society

Knopf Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780375412240, 896pp.

Publication Date: May 21, 2002


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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