Inside, readers will find 1078 fish, sharks and rays displayed across more than a thousand colour photographs. A special update to the latest (2014) edition is a photo index of typical types of fish.
Ern Grant was born in 1924, and started his productive career delivering telegrams in Brisbane on foot for the then G.P.O.
David B. Snyder and George H. Burgess intertwine personal observations with results from research studies to provide accurate—often surprising—details. The result is a set of beautifully succinct identification descriptions coupled with information about each species’ natural history.
From the largest sharks to the smallest cryptic gobies, from homely toadfishes to the spectacularly colored reef fishes, this book is certain to help you better understand the fish you’ve seen or hooked.
Features of Marine Fishes of Florida include
· Color photographs by leading marine photographers· Differentiation of adult and juvenile forms· Coverage of 133 fish families and hundreds of species· Size and geographical range data· Natural history and conservation notes· Explanations of geologic history and current habitats