|A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes
is a comprehensive, current, and accurate identification guide to the
more than 1,000 nearshore and offshore fishes that live in brackish and
marine waters from Maine to Texas.
Val Kells and Kent Carpenter bring decades of experience to this
project. With Kells' detailed, vivid illustrations and Carpenter's deep
knowledge of biology, taxonomy, and nomenclature, this book captures
the stunning diversity of species along America's eastern shores.
|Key features of the book include more than 1,000 full-color
illustrations set side by side with descriptions of each fish, details
about the biology of each species, and habitat, distribution, and size
Reliable and up-to-date, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes is the most
complete book ever published on East and Gulf Coast fishes -- perfect
for boat, home, or classroom. Its beautiful design and accessible
format make it an ideal guide for fishermen, divers, students,
scientists, naturalists, and fish enthusiasts alike..
A Field Guide to
From Maine to Texas
by Valerie A. Kells and Kent Carpenter
The Johns Hopkins University