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Freshwater Fishes: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)by James Kavanagh
Synopses & Reviews
Waterford's new series of Pocket Naturalists to North American plants and animals highlight the most common, distinctive, and widely distributed species in each category. Like all Pocket Naturalists, these guides provide simplified pocket reference that allows readers to easily identify species at a glance. Many of the guides in the series also provide a review of the taxonomy of species and the key differences between groups.
Waterford Pocket Naturalist guides provide a simplified synopsis to many fields of study. They serve as a "first step on the learning ladder" for novices and are a natural precursor to more complex guides that provide comprehensive scientific information.
From the tiny minnow to the massive muskellunge, there are almost 800 species of freshwater fish in North America. Freshwater Fishes is an ideal, simplified reference to the most common North American species. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species organized by family to allow for easy comparison of similar species. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by anglers of all ages. Made in the USA.
From sunfish to catfish, there are almost 800 species of freshwater fish in North America. Freshwater Fishes is the ideal pocket-sized, folding guide for the avid angler. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated species selection. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 120 familiar species. Laminated and durability, this handy guide will fit into your pocket as you cast your fishing rod into the pristine water.
About the Author
James Kavanagh has authored over 100 guides that introduce novices to common plants, animals and natural phenomena.
"Environmental education begins when people begin to understand and appreciate the plants and animals in their immediate environment and their relationship to them. This education often begins when people learn the names of species. Just like with humans, a relationship between two individuals begins when they first learn each other's name and grows from there. We hope that by creating products that introduce readers to species, we will begin to facilitate long term relationships that allow people to better comprehend their place in the natural world and understand the urgent need to protect and sustain all species."
James Kavanagh, President
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