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.
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
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