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Fish

An Enthusiast's Guide

Peter B. Moyle Chris Mari van Dyck

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University of California Press
01 March 1995
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.
By:   Peter B. Moyle
Illustrated by:   Chris Mari van Dyck
Imprint:   University of California Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   499g
ISBN:   9780520201651
ISBN 10:   0520201655
Pages:   284
Publication Date:   01 March 1995
Audience:   Adult education ,  College/higher education ,  General/trade ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword by Clark Hubbs Preface 1. Introduction 2. Fish from the Outside 3. Fish from the Inside 4. Behavior 5. Diversity 6. Ecology 7. Trout Streams 8. Warmwater Streams 9. Lakes and Reservoirs 10. Ponds 11. Estuaries 12. Between the Tides 13. The Continental Shelf and Beyond 14. Tropical Reefs 15. Conservation 16. Resources for the Aquatic Naturalist Illustration Credits and Acknowledgments Bibliography for Illustrations Index

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.

Reviews for Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide

This book by a fish biologist brings the layperson up to speed on fish biology and behavior. But the fish Moyle describes also become a metaphor for the fragile beauty of our world. -- Discover


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