Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay PDF ePub eBook

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Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay free pdf The only comprehensive field guide to the Chesapeake's fishes, this book is an indispensable resource for both anglers and students of the Bay. Vivid illustrations by Val Kells complement the expertise of researchers Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick. They describe fishes that inhabit waters ranging from low-salinity estuaries to the point where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Key features of this field guide include: full-color illustrations of more than 200 species- text that is presented adjacent to illustrations for easy reference- detailed descriptions of physical characteristics, range, occurrence in the Bay, reproduction, diet, and statistics from fisheries research- spot illustrations that highlight critical features of certain fish- illustrations of juveniles when they look different from adults- and appendices that include identification keys. Formatted as a compact field guide for students, scientists, researchers, and fishermen, Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay should be a standard passenger on any boat that plies the Chesapeake's waters.

About Edward O. Murdy

Edward O. Murdy is the director of the National Science Foundation office in Tokyo, Japan. John A. Musick is the Marshall Acuff Professor Emeritus in Marine Science at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. Val Kells is a marine science illustrator who has contributed to a long list of publications, including A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes, also published by Johns Hopkins.

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Author : Edward O. Murdy
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 19 April 2013
ISBN : 142140768X
EAN : 9781421407685
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 360 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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