Synopses & Reviews
Forty-one different species of tropical fish, among them a male Siamese fightingfish blowing his bubble nest and two kissing gourami; also, 26 species of marine plants. 20 plates, including 10 two-page spreads. Captions give common and scientific names.
Forty-one different species of the most popular tropical fish are here for you to color. With 26 different types of marine plants, the fish are all shown in their natural environment, engaged in characteristic activities, among them a male Siamese fightingfish blowing his bubble nest and two kissing gourami.
Selected by Dr. James W. Atz, Curator of the Department of Ichthyology at the American Museum of Natural History, these colorful and brilliantly patterned fish were chosen from among the favorites of tropical fish hobbyists, representing almost every group of freshwater fishes kept at home. Dr. Atz also prepared the captions, which give common and scientific names of both the tropical fish and the marine plants.
41 different tropical fish, 26 species of marine plants. 20 plates, including 10 two-page spreads. Captions.