A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea

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Available for Pre-order. Due December 2022.
A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea Authors: , , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Johns Hopkins University Press
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Pages: 576 Illustrations and other contents: 1660 Illustrations, color Language: English ISBN: 9781421444680 Categories: , , , , ,

The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to the coastal fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea. Capturing the remarkable diversity of fishes from estuaries, mangrove nurseries, coralline and rocky reefs to well offshore, this fully illustrated guide to the subtropical coast of Bermuda, the tropical waters of the Bahamas, and the entire Caribbean Sea is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. The combined work of award-winning marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Carole C. Baldwin, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea is the region’s newest and most thorough fish identification guide available. Whether you are an angler, scuba diver, snorkeler, traveler, naturalist, student, teacher, or researcher, you’ll find both common and rare fishes to identify-each illustrated in lifelike detail. The book’s coverage extends from inshore brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters. Key features include: * Over 1,470 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and other color variants * Descriptions of 161 fish families and around 1,300 species * Concise details about the features, range, and biology of each species This guide is your go-to reference for fish identification on your boat, in your travel case, or on your bookshelf.

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Author Biography

Val Kells (KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC) is an award-winning marine science illustrator. She is the coauthor and illustrator of A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Maine to Texas and A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California. Luiz A. Rocha (GREENBRAE, CA) is a curator and Follett Chair of Ichthyology at the California Academy of Sciences and the coauthor of A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California. Carole C. Baldwin (ARLINGTON, VA) is a curator and chair of vertebrate zoology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. She is the coauthor of One Fish, Two Fish, Crawfish, Bluefish: The Smithsonian Sustainable Seafood Cookbook.